Teen found naked and covered in coal as cops arrest man for rape and kidnap

A missing college student was found naked and covered in coal being held in the basement of her captor.

Madelyn Allen, 19, was found almost a week after she was last seen on surveillance footage leaving her dorm.

Officers spotted a slight, blonde-haired person in the basement of the home and obtained a search warrant, officials told the Salt Lake Tribune.

The homeowner and captor, Brent Brown, initially told police that he was alone in the house.

After cops found Madelyn's Snow College ID card in the residence in Utah, they searched the basement, where they discovered the student hidden in the coal room.

Brown reportedly told police that he had tied Madelyn up and took away her phone as part of a sexual role-play.

But the 19-year-old said that she was held against her will, didn't want to have sex with Brown and was coerced after he threatened her family, The Sun reported.

Brown allegedly revealed that he knew her family's home address and threatened to harm Madelyn's parents and siblings.

Court documents indicate Madelyn and Brown met online, in a group chat on the Kik app.

She had intended to meet with him on December 13.

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On Tuesday morning (Dec 14), Madelyn sent her family members a text which simply stated "I love you" before Brown confiscated her phone.

The random text prompted Madelyn's family to contact the police.

Madelyn's college roommates also reported her disappearance to authorities and she was declared missing by Wednesday.

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Brown is being held on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping, rape, object rape and obstruction of justice.

“We don’t have a lot of information about him,” Snow College Police Chief Derek Walk said on Sunday at a news conference.

“We met him for the first time last night. We don’t know how extensive his relationship or her knowledge of him is thus far," Walk said.

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