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UPDATE: New video shows rescue of kidnapped Las Vegas woman in New Mexico

Posted at 3:48 PM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-10 17:28:31-04

UPDATE JUNE 10: A video has been released in the moments when Jane Priebe was rescued in New Mexico.

The video also shows police arresting Jack Morgan and his accomplice.

UPDATE ON FEB. 03: New details about the kidnapping of Jane Priebe have been revealed.

According to the arrest report, Jack Morgan planned to take Priebe to New Mexico, chain her in a cave and brainwash her to be his wife.

Morgan reportedly stalked Priebe on social media for more than a year before reaching out to her last week and meeting her for coffee. He then secretly followed her home to find out where she lived.

She was kidnapped on Monday from an apartment near Decatur Boulevard and Flamingo Road.

Police arrested Morgan and a transgender woman about 12 hours later in New Mexico. Priebe was found in the van with a chain connecting her by the next to a wheel well.

Priebe told police in New Mexico that Jack Morgan choked her several times during the kidnapping and tried to hog tie her initially. He also wrapped her head in duct tape.

UPDATE ON JAN. 31: The only man who witnessed Jane Priebe being dragged from her home is speaking to 13 Action News. 

Sky Li said he heard a loud bang at his front door and then noticed his next door neighbor, Priebe, in distress. 

"She looked at me like she was trying to scream for help, but he choked her so hard so she couldn't do it," Li said. 

Li said he watched as the man dragged Priebe down the stairs of their apartment complex and he followed. 

"I was trying to see what happened and then he saw me and he gave me a face like go home or I'll kill you," Li said. 
Li said he doesn't know Priebe well but has lived next to her for some time.
Police believe the man who may have taken Priebe is Jack Morgan. Li said he saw Morgan at the apartment complex the night before the kidnapping. 
"[He was] very suspicious walking around, so, I pulled over and got out of my car and he walked away," Li said. 
Police have yet to confirm the relationship between Priebe and Morgan. Li said Morgan may be an ex-boyfriend of the victim. 
Li has this message for his neighbor. 
"I'm glad that you are OK because I couldn't sleep all day and I hope you get back home soon," Li said.

UPDATE: The woman kidnapped Monday has been found in New Mexico.

Las Vegas police said Jane Priebe was found in Espanola, New Mexico, north of Santa Fe, by New Mexico State Police and Espanola Police. They stopped a van around 11 p.m. and found the woman bound by padlocked chains and handcuffed in the back.

Priebe has non-life threatening injuries and is being treated in the Espanola area.

Jack Morgan, the person of interest in the case, has been arrested and will be extradited to Las Vegas. Police spotted the white van and stopped it without incident. 

There was also a passenger named 19-year-old Samuel Brown of Phenix City, Alabama. He was also arrested.

They face charges of first degree kidnapping, false imprisonment and conspiracy.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a kidnapping in the 4200 block of South Decatur Boulevard.

Police received a call around 10:36 a.m. Monday from a concerned citizen claiming that a woman in her 20s had been kidnapped at an apartment complex near Decatur Boulevard and Flamingo Road.

Police said the woman is 28 years old, 5'8" and just under 140 pounds. They said she has brown hair and brown eyes.

Police identified her later Monday as Jane Priebe and a person of interest as 31-year-old Jack Morgan.

Police said the woman was taken in a white American-made minivan with Texas license plates starting with the letters CT.

Las Vegas police have been on the scene for several hours.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.