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Carlee Russell shared odd tweets minutes before calling 911, vanishing


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Carlee Russell sent a series of odd tweets minutes before she reported seeing a wandering toddler and then disappeared – including: “Today was a GREAT day God be looking out I’m telling you!!”

About 15 minutes before she made the fateful 911 call at 9:34 p.m. July 13, the 25-year-old Alabama nursing student tweeted: “Yeah I want a family now.”

A few minutes earlier, she tweeted: “Today was a GREAT day God be looking out I’m telling you!!” and “someone to tell you ‘I love you’ and don’t got a reason.”

She then went on to tell a 911 dispatcher that she saw a child dressed in a T-shirt and diaper walking barefoot along busy Interstate 459 in Hoover, Alabama.

Russell promised to remain at the scene until police arrived but mysteriously disappeared for two days before returning home and claiming that she had been abducted and held captive.

Russell — whose account has been called into question by authorities — also sent several tweets in the days and weeks before her disappearance that appeared to shed light on her emotional state.

One suggested that she had a troubled relationship.

“I always say one thing i WONT do is stay with someone who cheated on me like you went and had sex with someone else and think it’ll be sweet one day?? hellll no,” she tweeted on July 10.

Her boyfriend, Thomar Latrell Simmons, has wiped all traces of her from his social media after he initially asserted that she was “fighting for her life for 48 hours” during the time she was missing.

It was unclear whom she was referring to in her tweet.

Russell, who worked at the Woodhouse Spa from which she allegedly stole a robe and toilet paper, tweeted two days earlier that her “job is really starting to get on my dang nerves.”

It was unclear whom she was referring to in her tweet.

“Everyone wants to feel wanted,” she wrote on the same day.

“I’m thankful I know how to identify when the enemy coming for me now, makes life a lot easier,” Russell tweeted on June 19.

“The devil be tryna get to me but God fighting back for me,” she wrote on the same day.

In another tweet, she added, “You think you have a bond with someone until they show you you (sic) never did.”

On June 4, Russell tweeted: “You think you close with somebody, whole time they do you worse than your enemies.”

Police found her red Mercedes-Benz, cellphone, and wig but were unable to locate her or a small child when they arrived at the scene along the highway.

Russell’s mother, Talitha Russell, told NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday that her daughter had “fought for her life” to escape her kidnappers – but Police Chief Nick Derzis said his investigators have been “unable to verify most of Carlee’s initial statement.”

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