DETROIT – A Michigan woman accused of kidnapping her daughter and fleeing the country in 2007 has been arrested in Austria.
The 6-year-old girl is back with her father, Adam Morrison of Willis, Va., who flew to Austria to pick her up.
The Morrisons divorced in 2003. According to a court filing, Andrea Morrison had sole custody of Johanna, but the girl was supposed to live in Michigan and also spend time with her father.
Federal prosecutor Leonid Feller told the Detroit Free Press that Andrea Morrison and her daughter were found in an apartment in Bad Ischl, Austria, on Wednesday.
Feller says Andrea Morrison, formerly of Chelsea, Mich., will be returned to Detroit to face a kidnapping charge and a fraud charge related to her passport. Extradition could take two months.