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Police: Lawrence County kidnapping victim praised for helping dispatchers find suspect

LORETTO, Tenn. (WKRN) - A woman kidnapped over the weekend in Lawrence County is being praised by investigators for helping to pinpoint the location of her accused abductor.

The victim was somehow able to make several calls to 911 on Saturday night from a vehicle and let dispatchers know her exact location within Loretto.

Investigators released the calls where the woman remains calm and lets dispatchers know where to find her and the suspect.

DISPATCHER: "911."
CALLER: "I've been abducted."
DISPATCHER: "You've been abducted? Where are you at?"

The line goes dead but the woman is eventually able to call back.

DISPATCHER: "911, what is the address of your emergency?"
CALLER: "Yes ma'am, I have been abducted and this guy, he has taken me from my car over 12 hours ago, and he will not take me back to my car. He's threatened to kill me. He's done kicked me. And everything else."
DISPATCHER: "Where you at?"
CALLER: "I am on Busby Road passing the church."
DISPATCHER: "What kind of car are you in?"
CALLER: "It is a blue green Nissan Altima. You gonna let me out? No!"
DISPATCHER: "Which way are you going?"

The phone cuts out and the woman calls back for a third time and provides additional information.

Loretto Police were able to track down the suspect's vehicle and safely locate the victim.

Jimmy Nix, Jr. was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Kidnapping.

He is lodged in the Lawrence County jail.
 


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