The woman known as ”The Girl in the Closet” was indicted on charges of sexual assault of a child Thursday.
Kavanaugh was arrested Dec. 17 when a 14-year-old girl said she had been sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh, the Lewisville police department said.
Kavanaugh is known for being found tortured and starving in the closet of her family’s Hutchins, Texas, home in 2001.
The 14-year-old messaged Kavanaugh over Facebook messenger in October 2017, according to Kavanaugh’s arrest affidavit. The girl found Kavanaugh through the woman’s Facebook fan page, “The Lauren Kavanaugh” story.
Kavanaugh was placed under arrest.
Kavanaugh made national headlines when she was found in 2001. She had been starved and abused from the time she was 2 years old, and her parents kept her inside a 4-by-8-foot closet, according to The Dallas Morning News.