Jaxon Van Derbeken

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While on parole, a sex offender kidnapped an 11-year-old girl, had two children by her and kept all of them in backyard isolation for 18 years.

Kidnapping Victim Found 18 Years Later

While on parole, a sex offender kidnapped an 11-year-old girl, had two children by her and kept all of them in backyard isolation for 18 years.

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