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Dunedin woman, center of infamous 1979 kidnapping, now owes lawyer $12.6M

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In 1979, 19-year-old Elizabeth Strother of Dunedin broke into the home of her doctor’s bookkeeper with a friend. At the time, she was high on cocaine and other drugs. The pair threatened the woman with a toy gun, tying her to a bed while they ransacked the woman’s house. They drove the woman’s car to the doctor’s office, used her keys to enter the office, and filled large trash bags with drugs. Police arrived and arrested the two. Strother, now…

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