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Oklahoma man indicted for ‘keeping stepdaughter captive’

A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter when she was 11 or 12 years old, and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico, during which time he fathered her nine children.

An indictment handed up in Muskogee on Wednesday accuses Henri Michelle Piette of abducting Rosalynn Michelle McGinnis in 1995 or 1996 and traveling with the intent to have sex with her.

An FBI agent says in an affidavit that Piette first had sex with McGinnis at a home in Wagoner, on the bottom bed of a bunk bed, when she was aged 11 or 12.

McGinnis, now 33, managed to escape from Piette last year in Mexico, where they were living with their large family, and she went to the US Embassy for help.

Piette faces additional charges of lewd molestation, first-degree rape of a victim under age 14 and child abuse by injury. He is due back in court on January 4.