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Acampo woman describes ordeal of being chained to bed, tortured

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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2009 10:00 pm

Fighting back tears, an Acampo woman detailed in court Friday how her boyfriend jumped on her, chained her to a bed, then beat her when she tried to escape.

She got away after several days and was hospitalized with broken ribs, a punctured lung, severe bruising and a head injury that triggered a stroke. Six weeks later, she still limps due to the stroke.

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10 comments:

  • posted at 12:44 pm on Mon, Aug 17, 2009.

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    This guy already spent 21 yrs. in jail? I thought kidnapping was a life sentence. He should be duct taped and chained to his bunk in jail. Thank God she is alive, the next step for these weak minded control freaks is to pull the trigger. That happens way to often lately. The meth in no way helps any situation, but she kept her wits and got away. This scumbag does not belong out amongst us. I wish the lady well.

     
  • posted at 7:31 pm on Sun, Aug 16, 2009.

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    Terrible story, but this is what meth can easily lead to. Better decisions on her part years ago would've avoided this type of situation. Then again, it would've probably been someone else, since this problem is epidemic.

     
  • posted at 11:29 am on Sun, Aug 16, 2009.

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    I predict he will get off with probation

     
  • posted at 9:24 am on Sun, Aug 16, 2009.

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    Well said Ordinarycitizen, without a doubt, I along with you and everyone that added a post are on the same page. Now what to do with him, state prison for the duration of his sentence would be good. Also put him in general population, and he can be someone else`s "kid" and possably know what the 52 year old victim went through.

     
  • posted at 1:34 pm on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    Men like this who abuse their wives, children, and even pets, do so because they are weak. They are weak because someone else has control of every other aspect of their lives. At work, the boss tells them what to do (if they have a job, if not, then unemployment overlords have control). Maybe other guys on the job pick on him. Maybe his in-laws don't like them (and why would they?). The only control he can exert is on someone weaker and who ever that is pays the price.Well, his boss didn't make him this way, or the guys at work, or who ever.He is this way because that's who he is.Her history of drug abuse is irrelevant since she is the one being abused. If it was the other way around, his history would be irrelevant.As soon as this guy goes away, she should pack up (sell everything of his first), and move. No remorse. No second thoughts.Enjoy prison Peck.

     
  • posted at 12:49 pm on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    To OMG!!: There wouldn't have been any more torture if he had caught her again. The next time she tried to run, he would have murdered her. It was very sad reading that two people went by her and it was obvious she had to of been in distress. It reminds me of the Good Samaritan. Two people walked by the beaten man left on the side of the road and then one person stopped and helped. This man was the Good Samaritan. Had Mr. Peck been hiding out and saw that man helping the Acampo woman, he might be dead today as well. I hope that this woman gets the substance abuse help she needs, but more than that, gets the emotional help she needs so that she will never become another man's doormat for abuse. No man for whatever reason should ever lay a hand on a woman, period. The fact that Mr. Peck hasn't shown any emotion in trial is because he doesn't believe he has a problem. He believes in his sick mind that she deserved his beatings. I hope he gets the maximum sentence and he will never harm a woman again.

     
  • posted at 8:44 am on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    I want to get a Jury Notice.

     
  • posted at 8:29 am on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    "Look what you made me do!"Typical batterer. They always refuse responsibility for their own actions.God bless this woman. I hope she gets the help she needs and turns her life around. I hope she'll stay away from the drugs, too. Meth especially makes people's lives spiral downward, and they often find themselves in the company of scumbags because of it.

     
  • posted at 7:16 am on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    To the man that stopped and helped her "thank you and may God bless you" he could have caught her again and torchered her more" Bless you..

     
  • posted at 3:15 am on Sat, Aug 15, 2009.

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    It eludes me how someone can drive by and ignore this poor woman. One car even slowed down!?! If you two are out there, you are the worst of the worst this area has to offer. The good news: another "Tough Guy" off the street and I hope he gets Life! Just a disgusting story yet it goes on every day.

     
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