Deputies arrest woman they say kidnapped a child in Knox County


CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Deputies arrest a woman they say kidnapped a child in Knox County.

Knox County deputies say they received a call on November 23 around 4:00 p.m. from a woman about her missing 14-year-old foster son.

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Deputies say the woman told them the boy left to play basketball and never came home.

After investigation, officials say they found the missing teenager in the basement closet of 57-year-old Darlene Elliott’s home on Skinner Lane.

Deputies say the teen told them Elliott picked him up and brought him to the home where he was found.

Elliott was arrested and charged with kidnapping.