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Kidnapping survivor describes months in captivity of Todd Kohlhepp

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Kala Brown and Charlie Carver (Source: Family) Kala Brown and Charlie Carver (Source: Family)
Todd Kohlhepp (Source: SCDOC) Todd Kohlhepp (Source: SCDOC)
Authorities cut open storage container where Kala Brown was held (Source: Solicitor's Office) Authorities cut open storage container where Kala Brown was held (Source: Solicitor's Office)
WOODRUFF, SC (FOX Carolina) -

After being rescued from a metal shipping container on the property of an Upstate serial killer, kidnapping survivor Kala Brown described two months in captivity to officials after being placed in an ambulance.

The never-before-seen video was released from the Solicitor's Office on Friday along with more than 250 exhibits of evidence in the case against Todd Kohlhepp, who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Brown and killing seven other victims.

READ MORE: Hundreds of pieces of evidence released in serial killer Todd Kohlhepp case

When asked about how she knew Kohlhepp, Brown told authorities she had been cleaning homes for him since he was a real estate agent.

"Me and my boyfriend Charlie came out here to his land to help thin some underbrush," Brown said. "And that's when he shot Charlie and kept me."

She described she and Charlie Carver, her boyfriend who was later found buried on Kohlhepp's property, standing outside with hedge clippers when Kohlhepp left and returned with a gun.

"He fired three shots in Charlie's chest," Brown said. "I was completely in shock. I looked down at him and that's when Todd grabbed me, took me inside, put me on the floor and handcuffed me."

Brown said her hands were cuffed behind her back, and her feed were also cuffed.

"He sat down in a chair and told me that he was sorry about Charlie, that he had to let me know he was serious," she said. "He couldn't believe I didn't realize that he liked to kill people and he used to do it for a living."

Brown told authorities that Kohlhepp said he didn't know if he was going to kill her or sell her. In a confession tape later after his arrest, Kohlhepp said he didn't know why he kept Brown.

SLIDESHOW: Inside storage container on serial killer's property

She said Kohlhepp then went outside to 'get rid' of Carver and said no one would ever find him. Carver's remains were later discovered, buried in a shallow grave; his vehicle was covered with oil and debris.

Kohlhepp also confessed to Brown about killing missing couple Meagan and Johnny Coxie, and slaying four victims at Superbike Motorsports, she said.

"He liked to brag that he was a serial killer and a mass murderer," Brown said. "He said he was going to kill more people because he had dreams of his body count being in three digits. He said right now it was high two digits. He said if I was a good girl he'd teach me how to kill and I'd be his partner."

In an interview tape on Nov. 28, 2016, investigators confronted Kohlhepp about bragging his victims could near triple digits.

When asked if he was embellishing or the figure was accurate, Kohlhepp said. "I don’t think that’s going to help my case right now… I’ll give it to you. I just don’t want to give it to you today.”

WATCH: AUDIO: Investigators ask Kohlhepp about bragging more victims

Brown said she was held for weeks before she could convince Kohlhepp to remove her ankle restraints. She said he would routinely take her to the main building on property to feed her but then would return her to the storage container.

"He said that even though he didn't work for the government anymore, that his handlers weren't going to like him being in trouble and that if I ever got away, anyway possible, that they would come after me," Brown said.

When asked about whether or not Kohlhepp had worked with the government, he told investigators the information was exaggerated in one interview tape.

“I didn’t work with the government. I was never a soldier," Kohlhepp said. "I got around a lot of guns and I did a lot of things with them, OK? I know a lot of people who do a lot of things and that ain’t it. I ain’t Jason Bourne.”

In the recording of the ambulance ride, Brown began to cry when describing what she had been through. She questioned the fairness of her survival when her boyfriend was slain by Kohlhepp.

"He never would have hurt Charlie if it wasn't for me," Brown said. "He mad that very clear, he only hurt Charlie to get to me."

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