Thursday, October 2, 2008
[CA] Deputy McClain's aggravated mayhem on wife and man
Los Angeles sheriff's Deputy Robert McClain was charged with one felony count each of aggravated mayhem, torture, sodomy by force with great bodily injury, along with sentencing enhancements for personal use of a deadly weapon, great bodily injury to a sexual assault victim and the use of a deadly weapon during a sexual offense...
NOTE: The original articles are more graphic than the excerpts I'm posting.
McClain's crimes are that awful.
LA Deputy To Be Fired After Assault On Wife And Man With Her
LA Deputy Charged With Torture, Forcible Sexual Assault
October 1, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was charged with torture and other felonies Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting his wife and brutally beating the 23-year-old Irvine man she was having an affair with, then ordering his spouse to castrate her lover -- which she pretended to do... McClain was charged with one felony count each of aggravated mayhem, torture, sodomy by force with great bodily injury, along with sentencing enhancements for personal use of a deadly weapon, great bodily injury to a sexual assault victim and the use of a deadly weapon during a sexual offense, said Farrah Emami of the Orange County District Attorney's Office. McClain, who is being held in lieu of $1 million bail, faces up to life in prison if convicted... McClain's wife, whose name has been withheld, told her husband Sunday that she was going to leave him for a 23-year-old man ... McClain, who has four children with his wife, asked the woman to take him to meet the young man, who was identified in media reports as Michael Heflin... McClain began arguing with them, then repeatedly punched and kicked both victims before taking out a knife and forcing both to undress at knifepoint, while he also undressed... Around 5 a.m. Monday, she was able to leave the house with her four children and drove to a nearby hospital. A cleaning crew found Heflin in the leasing office and called 911. Both victims are expected to survive... [Full article here]
DEPUTY CHARGED WITH TORTURING HIS WIFE, HER LOVER
CBS 2, CA
Oct 1, 2008
...Robert Avery McClain, 34, a probationary deputy at the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon, but he was taken to a hospital on Tuesday, said Jim Amormino of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. McClain was transferred "on the advice of medical personnel," but Amormino did not know the reason. He said McClain had been under 24-hour monitoring. [Full article here]
L.A. COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY CHARGED IN SEXUAL TORTURE OF HIS WIFE, 2ND MAN
Los Angeles Times, CA
By Scott Glover firstname.lastname@example.org
and Richard Winton email@example.com
October 2, 2008
...A cleaning crew discovered the young man in the leasing office about two hours later and called 911. The young man's aunt, Nancy Smith, said she was stunned by what befell her nephew, an aspiring singer and songwriter who worked as a salesman... "I think my nephew came across pure evil," she said in a telephone interview from Florida. "It is hard to believe that there is that much anger and hate in someone." The young man's father said earlier this week that he had warned his son about getting involved with a married woman, but that he didn't listen. The father, who visited his son in the hospital, said his son would require surgery for a "complete facial reconstruction." Both the young man and McClain's wife remained hospitalized as of Wednesday afternoon. The woman's sister, who drove from Arizona to take care of the couple's children, said they had been married for years and she knew of no previous trouble between them. "I have always seen him as a good person. So this is very hard to believe. He adores his children. They were his life," said the woman, who declined to provide her name... [Full article here]