Maura Villarreal was kidnapped Sept. 1

Originally Published: September 21, 2004
ESPN.com news services

Kidnappers of Maura Villarreal, the mother of Detroit Tigers reliever Ugueth Urbina, reportedly are demanding a ransom of $15 million.

A phone call to the family in Venezuela confirmed the kidnappers' demand, according to the Venezuela Electronic News.

On Tuesday, the Venezuela Electronic News reported that detectives have traced the phone call to the location from which the kidnappers made their ransom demand. Citing police sources, no money has been handed over to the kidnappers ...

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