By Patricia Springer
On March 26 1999, in Saginaw, Texas, 6-year-old Opal Jennings was once fiddling with different childrens in her grandmother's aspect backyard while a black automobile drove up. a guy received out and snatched Opal, whisking her away in his automobile. all of it occurred in a flash, sooner than her horrified grandparents may possibly react. neighborhood legislation enforcement and the FBI equipped an important seek through the Dallas-Fort worthy zone, whereas Opal's picture used to be broadly circulated in newspapers and on tv. A probation officer famous that on March 27 - someday after Opal's kidnapping - in most cases slovenly intercourse criminal Richard Lee "Ricky" Franks, 30, had minimize his lengthy hair and was once clean-shaven and smartly dressed. Why had he all of sudden wiped clean up his act? Franks, who'd been convicted of molesting his brother's 8-year-old daughter, admitted to sexually abusing one other younger female family member. He confessed to having had Opal in his vehicle, yet claimed he'd simply been giving her a experience and allow her pass unhurt. His first trial resulted in a hung jury, yet in the end, in September 2000, a moment jury could make certain Franks' guilt within the disappearance of Opal Jennings. but it wouldn't be until eventually December 2003 that facts of her destiny will be came across.
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