Police Ignored Reports Of Kidnapper Targeting Black Women Until A 22-Year-Old Black Woman Escaped From His Basement
The 22-year-old fled the home and showed up at a neighbor's door wearing lingerie, a metal collar with a padlock, and duct tape around her neck.
October 19, 2022 at 8:21 pm
According to ABC News, the 22-year-old woman escaped from the home of 39-year-old Timothy M. Haslett in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.
The dramatic escape comes a few weeks after The Kansas City Defender, a nonprofit media startup, posted a TikTok video to alert the public about Haslett. The media group alleged that a serial killer had been targeting young Black girls, The Kansas City Star reports.