Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said that the body of 11-year-old Sarah H. Foxwell was discovered at about 4 p.m. near the Delaware state line. He offered few other details. Thomas J. Leggs Jr., 30, has been charged in her kidnapping.
Leggs is a former boyfriend of the girl's aunt, who is her legal guardian. A public defender representing him has not returned a phone call.
In 2001, Leggs was convicted in Delaware of rape for having sex with a victim who was 16 or 17, according to the Delaware registry. The registry describes his risk level as "high" and notes he is unemployed.
Leggs, who has been convicted of assault several times, also is awaiting trial on charges of burglary and destruction of property in Ocean City.
Answer by isra1986 at 10:56 PM on Dec. 25, 2009
Does anyone else think the Aunt should be charged with something and that maybe the people who gave her guardianship of those (her 6 yr old sister saw her leave with the man according to the article) girls should be looked into as well?? I mean this is CRAZY! She KNOWINGLY put these children at risk!!
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