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Suspects appear in CA court in Dugard kidnapping

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Phillip and Nancy Garrido, defendants in the abduction of a Northern California girl who was held captive for 18 years, appeared in court as plea negotiations in the case continued.

Phillip Garrido has not yet entered a plea to false imprisonment, rape and child pornography charges.

The two defendants appeared in El Dorado County court on Thursday.



A plea agreement would allow victim Jaycee Dugard and her two daughters fathered by now 59-year-old Phillip Garrido to avoid having to testify in the case.

The 30-year-old Dugard was 11 when she was abducted and held captive in the backyard of an Antioch home.



Nancy Dugard has pleaded not guilty.


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