Nephra Payne

Shanel Nadal, Nephra Payne (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Parents Who Abducted 8 Kids From Queens Foster Care Tell Their Story

Shanel Nadal and Nephra Payne spoke with CBS 2’s Christine Sloan to let the nation know why they kidnapped their eight biological children.

11/29/2011

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

Queens Parents Accused Of Abducting 8 Children Appear In Court

According their lawyer, the parents gave one of the kids a cell phone to keep with them while in foster care and were told to keep it their pockets. The couple accuses ACS of physically and sexually abusing their children.

10/13/2011

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

Parents Accused Of Kidnapping Their 8 Children From Queens Foster Care Waive Extradition

The attorney for 28-year-old Shanel Nadal and 34-year-old Nephra Payne said they kidnapped their children out of desperation because no one was listening to them.

10/05/2011

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