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A New york city male who authorities say forced his girlfriend to take a trip throughout the country, and then beat, abducted, handcuffed, and assaulted her with a hatchet in a Beatty motel on Thursday, was arrested, inning accordance with the Nye County Constable’s Office.
Jon Wesley Turner, 23, of Elmira, N.Y., and his 25-year-old sweetheart, likewise from New York, fulfilled online and were reported missing out on from their home state in late August, authorities stated.
Due to the managing nature of their relationship, the victim’s household was unable to communicate with her, and her cars and truck was discovered abandoned in Huge Bear, Calif., at some point after the couple left New York, officials stated. The couple invested some time in Las Vegas before they took a trip to Beatty, about 120 miles northwest from Las Vegas, for about two weeks, where they remained in a motel prior to Turner’s arrest.
About 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, deputies reacted to a report of a hurt lady near the concealed motel, authorities stated. She told them that Turner had beat and choked her during an altercation, leaving her unconscious at a close-by street.
When she restored consciousness, Turner forced her back to their motel where he handcuffed her to furniture and released an attack, more beating and choking her and injuring her with a hatchet, officials said. She got away, and Turner was apprehended nearby.
Detectives learned that the couple had actually fulfilled online weeks before they vanished, authorities stated. The victim’s family did unknown her whereabouts and were unable to communicate with her since Turner had separated her.
The female informed detectives that Turner had actually threatened to kill her if she didn’t leave New York with him, officials said. She alleged Turner had sexually assaulted her the 2 weeks they spent in Beatty.
The victim was dealt with at a Las Vegas health center and Turner, who likewise was reported missing out on in New york city, was scheduled at the Nye County Detention Center on counts of battery domestic violence with strangulation, battery with a deadly weapon, assault with a lethal weapon, unlawful imprisonment, sexual attack and first-degree kidnapping, officials said. His bail was set at $275,000, officials said Friday.
Anybody with extra information is asked to get in touch with the Nye County Constable’s Office at 775-751-7000 or [ email secured]