Hostage Gave Meth to Atlanta Fugitive
In New Book, Woman Held Hostage by Man Accused in Courtroom Rampage Says She Gave Him Some of Her Drugs
By GREG BLUESTEIN, Associated Press Writer
ATLANTA Sep 27, 2005 — Ashley Smith, the woman who says she persuaded suspected courthouse gunman Brian Nichols to release her by talking about her faith in God, discloses in a new book that she gave him methamphetamine during the hostage ordeal.
Smith did not share that detail with authorities after she talked her way out of captivity.
In her book, "Unlikely Angel," released Tuesday, the 27-year-old Smith says Nichols had her bound on her bed with masking tape and an extension cord. She says he asked for marijuana, but she did not have any, so she dug into her illegal stash of crystal meth instead.
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