California Her mother, Sherry Papini, imitated the plot of Gone Girl, but after returning from self-kidnapping in 2016, she burned a bible passage about the kidnapping onto her shoulder.
Papini, 39, disappeared while jogging in her Redding, California neighborhood. Returning two weeks later, her married mother of two was “dazed and bruised and bruised” from hundreds of miles away, and two Latino women said she had been held for 22 days. claimed.
Roman Catholic deacon and newscaster Mike Mangas said in an upcoming HLN investigative documentary, Runaway Mom: The Sherri Papini Story, that investigators found new marks on Super Mom’s shoulder after she returned from “kidnapping.” clarified.
“The sheriff asked me about a certain Bible verse because I am a deacon in the church,” Mangas said in an exclusive clip of the documentary obtained by DailyMail.com.
So I told him this was Exodus 21:16 and it said something to the effect that “if anyone kidnaps someone, they should be put to death.” It was burned onto Sherry’s shoulder.
Investigators begin to uncover the past leading up to Papini’s disappearance. This includes the involvement of her ex-lover’s prosecutor, who said Papini convinced her to help her during her domestic violence allegations against her husband.
When Papini returned home, she told the disappearance hoax, convincing the world of her story before being formally indicted earlier this year.
Papini has pleaded guilty to faking his own kidnapping and lying to the FBI, and is now facing prison. She will be sentenced on September 19th.
The documentary series will premiere on HLN on September 18th at 10:00 PM ET.
California mother Sherry Papini, who mimicked the Gone Girl conspiracy, had a bible verse about her kidnapping branded on her shoulder after reappearing from a 22-day disappearance in 2016. .
According to the butler, 29-year-old Papini’s shoulder was branded with Exodus 21:16, which refers to the kidnapping.
Shelly is pictured above with her husband Keith and their two children. Mother of two kids left family behind when she fled home with ex-boyfriend in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Police and the world were on the lookout for Shelley when she went missing in 2016. When Papini returned in her 2022, she told the hoax of her disappearance, and she convinced the world of her story before she was formally indicted earlier this year.
Redding’s Sherry Papini is pictured leaving federal court on April 13 in Sacramento, Calif., accompanied by attorney William Portanova (right).
A mother of two children was arrested in March after deceiving the whole world about her disappearance.
Her husband reported disappearing in November 2016 when she failed to pick up the children from school. Her cell phone and earbuds were later found in her track running which she used.
A few weeks later, she was found tortured and starved by captives whose faces she had never seen before being dumped on the side of the road on Thanksgiving.
James Reyes told police that Papini had self-harmed while he was with him, including punching himself to create bruises and burning his arm.
When Papini was found, her body was constrained and had self-inflicted injuries, including a swollen nose and a blurry “brand” on her right shoulder. She had other bruises and rashes on many parts of her body, ligature marks on her wrists and ankles, and a burn on her left forearm.
Her signature blonde hair was cut.
Papini’s antics eerily resembled those of the main character in Gillian Flynn’s blockbuster thriller novel Gone Girl. This novel was later turned into a thriller starring Rosamund as her Pike-disappeared wife.
Police said she made up the whole story to gain attention and was with her ex-boyfriend for the 22 days she went missing.
The mother of two has asked ex-boyfriend James to pick her up and take her to his apartment in Southern California after her husband, Keith, told her he was “abusing” her. Persuaded Reyes.
Reyes, 37, had previously confessed to the conspiracy after being identified by DNA found in Sherry’s clothes at a family match.
He told police that he dated Sherry in 2006 and that they “loved” each other. She had a random contact with him again in 2016 and told him that her husband was abusive to her.
Papini and Reyes then spoke over a prepaid cell phone, arranging for her to run away months before November 2nd.
The ex-boyfriend admitted to investigators that he thought their relationship would turn romantic once he moved back to his apartment in Costa Mesa, but that never was.
Instead, Sherry occupied his bedroom and he slept on the sofa. She shut herself in her room, starved, cut off her hair, and she began inflicting injuries on herself.
Reyes said Papini burned herself on November 24.
He said he didn’t have a television and was unaware of the media storm that had erupted for three weeks.
Keith said he cheated on his wife and filed for divorce in April, two days later she pleaded guilty to faking her kidnapping.
The couple married in 2009 and have two children, Tyler, 8, and Violet, 10.
Sherry and her husband Keith’s wedding. The mother of her two children told her ex that she had to run away because Keith was abusing her
Keith, who has two children, Tyler, 8, and Violet, 10, filed for divorce Wednesday, two days after pleading guilty.
In a statement earlier this year, Papini apologized for the pain he caused his family and friends.
“I am deeply ashamed of my actions and I want to thank my family, my friends, all the good people who are needlessly suffering because of my story, and those who have worked so hard to help me. I am very sorry for the pain it has caused.
As reported by ABC10, Papini said in a statement, “I will work the rest of my life to make amends for what I have done.
Since her return, Papini has received psychiatric care for anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. I requested it and it is now part of the refund.
She was ordered to pay back $128,000 in disability compensation and a GoFundMe campaign that raised over $49,000 to help her family.
In a criminal complaint, police detail how Papini and her husband used money donated by strangers to her treatment and home improvements.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11222577/Gone-Girl-kidnapping-faker-Sherri-Papini-Bible-verse-kidnapping-branded-SHOULDER.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 ‘Gone Girl’ kidnapping scammer Shelly Papini has a bible verse about kidnapping burned into her shoulder