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Minn. Woman Rescued After Being Held Captive On Mississippi River Boat

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QUINCY, Ill. (WCCO) – A Minnesota woman is recovering at an Illinois hospital after being held captive on a boat on the Mississippi River for two weeks, according to authorities.

According to KHQA-TV, the Adams County Sheriff’s office received a phone call at 11 a.m. Friday about a boat that matched the description of one connected to a missing Minnesota woman. Authorities stopped the suspect boat in Quincy at Lock and Dam 21.

After a brief standoff, the male suspect was taken in to custody.

The woman is currently recovering at Blessing Hospital.

Their identities have not yet been released.

Check back to wcco.com for more updates as they become available.

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