Accused child abuser found by Lincoln Co. authorities; was first arrested in 2004
By Ruella Rouf
LINCOLN COUNTY (KMOV.com) – An accused child abuser who has been on the run for 10 years has finally been caught.
Laura Sipes, 39, was arrested in 2004 for beating her two children with a can and belt. However, after paying her bail, she ran.
This week, a Lincoln County Deputy spotted Sipes and recognized her face. Police said Spies re-married and changed her identity. The deputy said when he approached her, Sipes lied about her identity but was quickly found.