Mark McCallum Michigan Man Sentenced to 28 Months to 15 Years in Prison for Parental Kidnapping

Mark McCallum, a West Michigan man kidnapped his then-4 and 2 year-old children in February 2012. The kids were found in Key West, Florida, 1 year later. mccallum

At trial, McCallum used unsuccessfully used the “Necessity Defense” this is popular among Underground Moms. He tried to prove that he believed his children were in danger with their mother. Mark McCallum defended himself with the legal help of a public defender.

During the course of the divorce, Mark made allegations of child abuse against his former spouse. Those were investigated by Child Protective Services and the Michigan State Police.

References

Mason County Press (February 26, 2013)

CBS Detroit (April 10, 2013)

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