Two From South Carolina Charged With Kidnapping Monroe County Boy

September 4, 2018

MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP. — A man and woman from South Carolina face charges for kidnapping a 15-year-old Monroe County boy they met online, state police at Stroudsburg said. Cynthia Delgado, 30, and Confesol Paduani, 45, both of Dillon, are also charged with attempted sexual assault. On Aug. 23, state police learned the two took the teenager to a trailer park near Dillon. The two had sexual communication with the child and had said they were the minor’s new family. The Times-Tribune does not identify victims of sexual assault. They were arrested Monday and are awaiting extradition. An investigation by Trooper Justin M. Leri is ongoing. — JOSEPH KOHUT

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