In November 2016, Sherri was reported lacking after she allegedly disappeared whereas jogging close to her dwelling in northern California. Simply over three weeks later, on Thanksgiving Day, Sherri was discovered wandering alongside a freeway virtually 150 miles away coated in bruises with a sequence round her waist that was tethered to one in every of her wrists.

Regulation enforcement finally decided that Sherri had fabricated the entire thing and, as a substitute, had been staying with an ex-boyfriend in Southern California.

She later pled responsible to at least one depend of mendacity to a federal officer and one depend of mail fraud, and admitted the kidnapping was a hoax. At her sentencing listening to, Sherri insisted she would “work the remainder of my life to make amends for what I’ve performed.”

Jaime admits that Sherri, who started serving her jail sentence in November 2022, is definitely not with out fault—however argued that Sherri’s full story is not that straightforward. 

“She did make some horrific decisions, completely,” Jaime mentioned. “However I felt like all people has a motive for doing one thing. Nobody is an ideal particular person. I simply actually wanted to know extra of the whys. I simply do not like folks being exploited.”