28-year-old Rachel Koechner and 4-year-old Zoee Sandner were found safe by authorities late Monday evening.
Jeffrey Dean Shelton is charged with child kidnapping and other crimes for allegedly abducting the girl from her home Wednesday.
Abigail Berthoff was reportedly taken from a couch in the living room of her home around 6:50 this morning.
“This has been a very trying time for our family, but we are grateful and relieved that mom is back with us, safe and healthy,” the Ripken family said in a statement.
Former abductee Elizabeth Smart hosts “Taken”, which airs at 9 p.m. St. Louis time.
The girl was reportedly taken by her father, who has a history of assault.
Woman was locked in trunk of her own car
She was locked in her own car trunk, but knew a way out.
Overland Park police are looking for a woman who is missing for the second time in a week.
A suspect in Tuesday’s reported abduction of a Belleville teen has been released from custody as police search for more evidence.