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Father, Children Return To Az. After Reuniting in Roanoke Rapids

Posted March 30, 2006 7:38 a.m. EST

— A reunited family is now back home in Arizona.

Ernest Karnes, his wife and two children took a flight home this morning. He says his ex-wife made herself look like a man and kidnapped the kids three years ago.

Shellie White and the children were found in Roanoke Rapids last week, but White says she's innocent. She's behind bars in Halifax County but will return to Arizona to face kidnapping charges.