Since September 2020, the Colombian Lina Cruz, resident in Mexico, would have begun to have contact with Jason Monroe Smith, and from January 2021 he would start his ordeal as a sufferer of the kidnapping of this man, accused of great crimes.
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Lina, like Monroe’s earlier victims, ended up dwelling with him, certainly (as reported by her kin in Colombia) with out understanding the secrets and techniques he was hiding and that he actually was a legal, who now he kidnapped her and would hold her kidnapped.
On May 6, 2019, Monroe was captured by the Scottdale, Arizona Police, after being reported by a lady who was kidnapped within the basement of his house, on 94th Street and Thunderbird Road.
The sufferer advised the Court that she met Monroe via a courting app they usually met a number of instances, wherein he advised her that he appreciated sadomasochism, which she didn’t assume was unhealthy, at the moment, as a result of she thought that all the pieces was much like the film 50 Shades of Grey.
Monroe satisfied her to go dwell with him, however he made her promise that she wouldn’t work and, due to this fact, couldn’t have cash whereas dwelling with him, since he would give her all the pieces she wanted, since her financial situation was favorable.
She went to dwell with the kidnapper and that is when she got here head to head with actuality. After seizing her cash and leaving her weak, Monroe requested her to signal a doc just like the one within the film, giving her permission to be his “sex slave.” She resisted, however he threatened to throw her out on the road with nothing and she or he signed, though the doc actually had no actual validity on the finish.
After that signature, the sufferer’s ordeal started, which the Colombian Lina Cruz could be struggling.
Monroe put an electrical collar on the lady and locked her in a cage in her basement, which was a type of reproduction of the one which the protagonist of fifty Shades of Gray had. The room, as described by the sufferer, was a dungeon with lots of of sexual and torture objects.
For two months she was locked up in that place, the place Monroe steadily abused her, beat her and tortured her. The Court was even capable of confirm that the lady suffered a number of fractures from the blows and was additionally electrocuted on a number of events.
Thanks to a citizen grievance, the Police arrived at Jason Monroe’s house and managed to free the lady and supply her with medical and psychological care. Likewise, Monroe was captured and placed on trial, a lawsuit that made headlines in native Scottdale newspapers.
At the hearings, a number of neighbors testified in opposition to Monroe, saying they heard their sufferer’s screams. Audio of the sufferer being tortured by Monroe was additionally offered and prosecutors within the case confirmed that he had a historical past of abuse, torture and kidnapping within the late Nineties.
Jason Monroe Smith was charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault wherein a sufferer is certain or restrained. Bail was set at $250,000, which he posted instantly. He had since disappeared from the United States and gone to Mexico, regardless of being ordered to put on an ankle monitor as a result of he was launched on bail.
Now, Lina Cruz could be the brand new sufferer of Monroe, who has been transferring her via varied states of Mexico, the final time in Playa del Carmen, a really touristic sector of the Riviera Maya, within the state of Quintana Roo.
“This man is a criminal who, knowing my sister’s illness, would have already taken her to a hospital, not having her as his property or his partner, because it is not like that, my sister is not aware of things,” concludes Paula .
The Cruz household, in Colombia, seeks assist from the nationwide and Mexican authorities to seek out the whereabouts of Monroe, who had Lina kidnapped for greater than a yr.