Man found guilty of kidnapping ex-girlfriend, chaining her to floor of van
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December 22, 2017 01:20 PM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – It was a cold night in January when New Mexico State Police found a Nevada woman chained to the floor of a van near Espanola. Now the man accused faces up to life in prison.
On Tuesday, a jury in Las Vegas found Jack Williams Morgan guilty for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and driving her to New Mexico.
Prosecutors say Morgan dragged the woman from her home with the help of an accomplice and drove to New Mexico. State Police stopped the van near Espanola and found the 28-year-old chained to the floor of the van.
The woman told police Morgan wanted to brainwash her to be his wife.
Morgan faces up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine. His sentencing is set for March of next year.
Created: December 22, 2017 01:20 PM
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