- New York teen Brittanee Drexel, 17, went missing while on Spring Break in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in April 2009
- Police believe she was held for three days in a house about an hour away in McClellanville, where the last pings of the teen’s cell phone were traced
- FBI said she was beaten, gang-raped, shot and left in an alligator pit
- Drexel’s parents gave their first interview to Dr. Phil Friday
- Mother Dawn Drexel said her daughter was held in a ‘stash house’ for days
- She tried to escape but was beaten and eventually shot dead, she said
- Prime suspect Timothy Da’Shaun Taylor was also interviewed
- Taylor, from McClellanville, denied any involvement with Drexel’s death
The parents of a New York teen who disappeared seven years ago while on Spring Break in South Carolina have given their first interview to Dr. Phil, saying their daughter was gang-raped and murdered and that the suspects were never caught.
Brittanee Marie Drexel, 17, traveled to Myrtle Beach from Rochester with some friends without telling her parents, and disappeared after leaving her friend’s hotel on April 25, 2009.
This past summer, the FBI revealed that Drexel had been raped, murdered and left in an alligator pit in McClellanville – about an hour from the hotel – where she is believed to have been held in a house for at least three days.
On Friday, Dawn and Chad Drexel appeared on Dr. Phil, sharing for the first-time information they have received about what happened to their daughter. No charges have ever been filed.
H/t reader kevin a.
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