Stephanie Slater


Age: 50

British real estate agent who was kidnapped during a house viewing and held in a cramped wooden coffin for eight days in 1992 after she was abducted at knifepoint by the convicted killer Michael Sams who posed as a house buyer in Birmingham, England in a case that shocked the country, but who was eventually released after her employer Shipways Estate Agency in Great Barrs, West Midlands paid a ransom, who worked closely with police forces to improve the treatment of kidnap victims and also helped the victims to overcome their traumatic experiences.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: November 9, 1966

Died: August 31, 2017

Ryde, Isle of Wight, England