This happened to our family when I was 17 years old.
I was living at home and had we had adopted an adorable little female tabby about 5 weeks before...she was about 3 months old.
My Mom was doing laundry and had put the clothes in the dryer, but hadn't shut the dryer door yet, when someone knoccked on the front door. She answered the door, it was some Jehovah's Witnesses (no offense to them), she talked briefly with them, and went back to her laundry.
When she opened the dryer later, she screamed so loud the neighbors heard her and called the police! (we had a history of domestic abuse in the house...stepdad)
I came downstairs and found our baby tangled up in the towels, she was dead, and was already stiff and cold, even after being in the dryer.
It had been several hours before she was found, as I was pregnant and upstairs, and everyone else was either busy or out of the house.
My Mom was devastated, she cried for days, and I had nightmares and even day visions of what that baby must have gone through.
Even telling this story, I can picture her poor little face!
If this girl really did what she says she did, then either she is incredibly heartless, or she needs serious mental help...maybe both.
Things like this happen, but normal people don't react like that!
I always double or even triple check the dryer now...also the dishwasher, washer, etc.