Two of four Americans who were kidnapped by a Mexican cartel are speaking out a month after their ordeal.
Latavia “Tay” McGee, Eric Williams, Zindell Brown and McGee’s cousin Shaeed Woodard were abducted while on their way to a tummy tuck appointment for McGee in the Mexican border town of Matamoros in early March.
In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, McGee and Williams said they were ambushed by cartel members when they took a wrong turn while trying to find the clinic.
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Williams said they heard gunfire and Woodard and Brown were shot when they jumped out of the car to run. Brown and Woodard did not survive.
The survivors, McGee and Williams were shuttled around to stash houses to stay one step ahead of the Mexican police
Williams said their kidnappers tried to force them to have sex with each other during their 4 days of captivity.
“They tried to make us have sex with each other but we told them we were brother and sister and that she was pregnant,” Williams said.
Video footage of their abduction went viral on social media, and the kidnappers realized their error.
McGee said the kidnappers showed them the video footage – and then let them go. She said the Cartel member who set them free told them he was American.
He said ‘there’s nothing we can do to bring your two brothers back but we’re sorry, somebody made the wrong call, he was high and drunk, and I am from America too,'” McGee told Cooper.
“He said ‘I am fighting with my boss for him to give you up’ and that once he let us go, he’d have to leave too because they would kill him.”
McGee said they drove “all night” in a car beneath their friends’ bodies, waiting to be rescued.
“They kept asking us questions and our answers never changed, they said “we’re going to get you some help,” McGee said.
Mexican police caught up with the duo and their captor in a stash house East of Matamoros.
They were transported to the Mexico border and handed over to federal agents who took them to a hospital in Texas.
Speaking of Brown and Woodard, McGee said, “They didn’t deserve that. None of us deserved it. But we’re alive – we have a lot of recovering to do.”
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