A missing girl from Mississippi was being sex trafficked in Memphis, according to a police report obtained by FOX13. The 18-year-old from Jackson, Miss. had been missing since January 29. More than a month later, police got a call that a girl was being held against her will outside a Memphis grocery store.
There's a young woman sitting in a Tennessee prison waiting to see if Governor Haslam will end her life sentence. It's a long shot for Cyntoia Brown -- because she killed a man. Still, there's no silencing the judges, a former state supreme court justice and attorneys who are all putting their careers on the line to see her free.
A number of tabloid stars (Rihanna, LeBron James, Snoop Dogg, Cara Delevingne and Kim Kardashian West) began using social media to bring attention to a young woman’s plight who is incarcerated at the Tennessee Prison for Women.
One late December morning before school, a 14-year-old girl was on the website http://www.teenchat.com. According to a Metro Police search warrant, someone told the teen through the website that he had her personal information including her name, email and address. He told the girl that he would post the information online if she didn’t send a nude video of herself.
Living within a dysfunctional home of mental, emotional and sexual abuse resulted in Anne (not her real name) running away when she was 13. For the next couple of years, she was trafficked before she headed to Nashville to live with her father.