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Shanel Nadal and Nephra Payne outside a courthouse in Harrisburg, PA on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Parents Accused Of Abducting 8 Kids Plead Guilty, Face 90 Days In Jail

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown called Tuesday’s guilty plea by 28-year-old Shanel Nadal and 24-year-old Nephra Payne “just and fair.”

10/26/2011

Shanel Nadal (credit: CBS 2)

Mom Accused Of Abducting 8 Children Tells Her Side Of The Story

“Any mother who’s going through this — do what you got to do to protect your kids,” Nadal told reporters.

09/27/2011

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FBI Joins Search For Mom In Abduction Of 8 Kids From Queens Child Agency

Police and federal authorities continue to search for a mother who allegedly abducted her eight children from a Queens foster care facility during a supervised visit.

09/21/2011

Suspect Shanel Nadal (credit: DCPI)

NYPD: Queens Mom Being Sought After Taking Her 8 Kids From Child Agency

Police are asking for help in finding 28-year-old Shanel Nadal, who is accused of “custodial interference” with regard to her her eight children.

09/20/2011