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Hayley Turner abduction in Monroe was faked; Sheriff office closes case

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Thursday evening Aug. 7 Hayley Turner was reported missing from her home in Monroe, Her family, friends and police feared the worst – that she had been abducted. In a tearful news conference on Friday, her mother begged her to contact anybody and no questions would be asked. Hayley was found later that day 40 miles from home sitting on a porch near West Outer Drive and East 19th Street in Ecorse.

WXYZ.com reported today that the Monroe County Sheriff's Office has closed the investigation into the alleged abduction.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that Hayley was interviewed by Detective Sergeant Jeff Pauli, along with a Special Agent from the FBI. After the interview the conclusion was reached by the sheriff’s office that the abduction did not happened as first reported. Her family has admitted that Hayley has struggled with emotional issues this year.

The prosecutor’s office will receive the case and decide if charges will be filed against Ms. Turner.

Hayley’s car was found about 10:30 p.m. Thursday abandoned after Turner reported to a friend that she saw a man lying on the road.

Click on Detroit reported Friday evening that Hayley was found by a homeowner near West Outer Drive and East 19th Street in Ecorse, 45 minutes from her home. She alleged that she jumped from a slow-moving vehicle to escape her abductor. After taken to the police by the homeowner, Turner was taken to a hospital where she was released to her family after a doctor’s examination.

Hayley’s car was found abandoned on Thursday after she reportedly stopped to help a man lying in a ditch. She was talking to a friend on her cell phone when she claimed the man had a gun and the phone disconnected.

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