The mysterious donor then doubled the amount to $100,000 before rescinding the offer just one day before Sherri reappeared. Three weeks after she vanished, Sherri was found on the side of the road. She was bruised, beaten and branded and appeared as though she hadn’t eaten very much in the time she had gone missing. Sherri claimed she had been abducted by two Hispanic women.
John Kelly, president of S.T.A.L.K. Inc., told People, “This is a sadistic situation, and she somehow was able to convince them to let her go. She somehow got them to believe she would not squeal on them.” But not everyone is convinced she was telling the truth.