May 3, 2017
When Darbi was 15, she ran away from home, and her family says she wound up being trafficked for sex. She was rescued after a week and brought back to her mother, Janice. A year later, her family says she’s disappeared again.
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Darbi’s father, Wayne says he’s angry with his ex-wife, Janice, because he only found out that Darbi had gone missing for a second time through a group text and a post on social media.
“I would have expected a phone call where we could talk about it. Where we could see what we needed to do to help find her,” says Wayne.
Janice says she didn’t call Wayne when Darbi went missing because “he hasn’t been involved in parenting her.”
When asked whether he knows what happened to Darbi when she was involved in sex trafficking in 2015, Wayne admits – he’s only aware of the broad strokes. “I haven’t cared to get intimate with the details of it because it’s horrific.”