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UPDATE: Kidnapped Colorado woman found safe in Nevada

Posted at 1:12 PM, Sep 07, 2017

UPDATE 5 P.M. SEPT. 7: Alexis Carol was found safe at a Best Western hotel in Elko.

The suspect, John Howard Baehtlein, is being held on a second degree kidnapping charge, according to the Lafayette (Colorado) Police Department.


Just days after a woman who was allegedly kidnapped in California was found in Las Vegas, another man could be bringing his ex-girlfriend to Las Vegas.

Police in Lafayette, Colorado, say that 75-year-old John Howard Baehtlein kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, 67-year-old Alexis Carol, from a senior assisted living center in Lafayette.

It is believed that the couple may be headed to Las Vegas.

Police say they may be traveling in a white, Ford 4-door truck with Oregon license plates.

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