Sex offender indicted in Foxwell kidnapping

Thomas James Leggs, 30, was indicted by a grand jury on Monday on charges related to the abduction of 11-year-old Sarah Haley Foxwell.

A grand jury indicted a 30-year-old dual-state registered sex offender charged in the kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl that was found Christmas day.

Thomas James Leggs, a registered sex offender in Maryland and Delaware, was indicted on burglary and kidnapping charges on Monday according to court records.

Leggs was charged with abducting 11-year-old Sarah Haley Foxwell on Dec. 23 after her family reported her missing that morning.

Police launched a search for the missing Wicomico Middle School student and enlisted the help of more than 3,000 volunteers on Dec. 25. That evening, law enforcement announced that Foxwell’s body had been found by a team of investigators.

Leggs is the sole murder suspect, and the Wicomico County States Attorney’s Office expects to additional charges to be filed within 30 to 45 days.

He is currently being held without bond at the Wicomico County Detention Center. He has been isolated from other inmates at the jail, according to police.



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  1. So sad!

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