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Runaway who converted from Islam likely to return to Ohio
Fathima Rifqa Bary is likely coming home to Ohio, the state she fled nearly three months ago, saying she feared death for her conversion to Christianity.
But she'll be staying in a foster home, not her parents' Northeast Side apartment.
Jurisdiction in the 17-year-old's case should be transferred from Florida to Ohio, judges in both states decided via conference call yesterday.
Dependency cases were filed in both states to determine whether the girl should be returned to her parents, who she says would harm her for leaving Islam.
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