March 20, 2013 12:01 PM

Sheriff: Missing Missouri mom staged disappearance, was at KC motel smoking fake pot with ex-husband

To law enforcement agencies, the disappearance of a Missouri woman and her young daughter for four days had all the markings of an abduction: a cryptic text message asking for help, a phone call that sounded like it was being read from a script, an ex-husband with a history of domestic violence.

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