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Closing Arguments in Kidnapping Case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a Colorado woman faked a pregnancy and kidnapped her newborn nephew in Wisconsin in hopes of passing him off as her own.
   Prosecutor Stephen Sinnott during closing statements Thursday described 31-year-old Kristen Smith as a manipulative liar whose defense defies common sense.
   Smith took 4-day-old Kayden Powell from the Town of Beloit in February. As police closed in, she put him inside a plastic tote and left him at an Iowa gas station.
   Smith testified the boy's father asked her to Kayden before the parents joined her in a few days.
   Sinnott says no new parent would send a newborn away without formula or diapers.
   He also says a birth certificate application in Smith's home shows she planned to pass Kayden off as her own son, Kaysin.

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