Madelyn Allen was found Saturday naked and covered in coal dust after being missing for five days.
A judge held the suspect, Brent Brown, without bail during his first court appearance Wednesday.
Brown is charged with kidnapping and rape. He told investigators the encounter was consensual.
The man accused of kidnapping and raping Madelyn Allen, a 19-year-old college student in Utah, was denied a request to spend Christmas with his family during his first court appearance on Wednesday.
Brent Brown, 39, was arrested on Saturday after police found Allen in his basement, naked and covered in coal dust, the indictment obtained by Insider said. He was charged with six felonies, including rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, and obstructing justice.
In Brown's court appearance on Wednesday, Judge Wallace Lee of Utah's Sixth District Court asked him whether he wanted to comment before Lee determined whether he'd receive bail. Brown told the judge that he'd "like to be home for Christmas," local FOX13 reported. He added, "I don't get to see my kids."
The judge determined that Brown be held without bail, citing that Brown was wanted in connection with a separate felony in another county, court records showed. Brown also received a court-appointed attorney during the hearing.
Madelyn Allen, a student at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, went missing on December 13 after leaving her apartment for a date with someone she'd met online, authorities said.
Her parents became concerned the following morning when one of them received a text from her that "expressed Madelyn's love for the parent but provided no additional details," the indictment said. They contacted Verizon for her phone records, which indicated that Allen was in Loa, Utah, 87 miles south of her campus.
Police discovered text messages on Allen's phone with "conversations of a violent sexual nature," the indictment said. Police initiated a search, eventually visiting a home where they encountered Brown. During a search of the home on December 18, they discovered Allen in the basement, hidden in a coal-storage area.
The indictment said Allen and Brown met on the messaging platform Kik. Allen told investigators that Brown held her against her will, sexually assaulted her, and threatened her family, the indictment said.
Brown told investigators he had sex with Allen on multiple occasions, but that it had been consensual and part of a kidnapping role-play.
Brown's attorney did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.
Allen's family said on Sunday that they were "overjoyed" that Allen had been found, KSL reported. "She is a fighter. She is now a survivor," Allen's uncle said.
A spokesperson for the Allen family declined to answer specific questions about Brown's Wednesday court appearance, but said the family is now resting and focusing on their daughter's care, as well as their other children.
"Words cannot express our gratitude for the outpouring of love we have received. We are eternally grateful for Maddie's miraculous return, for everyone who played a role in bringing her home, and for those who are now helping her begin the recovery process," the family said in a statement to Insider.
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