California Husband wanted a divorce. A special kind of divorce.
Outside the courts …
He did not want to divide the marital assets with Wife. Or to pay her alimony.
He wanted everything for himself. But he had put everything in Wife’s name.
Husband’s solution to his dilemma?
He abducted Wife, drugged her and tortured her for five days.
Until she managed to escape.
At which point he was arrested and charged with kidnapping and kidnapping for ransom, grand theft of personal property, making a criminal threat and corporal injury to a spouse.
The Husband’s accomplice has not been taken into custody yet.
Now Husband is in jail with his bail set at $10 million …
Read more in this [LA] Daily Breeze article: Hawthorne man accused of torturing his wife; second suspect remains at large.
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