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A Mississippi man who forged his own death to avoid the legal consequences of sexually abusing his 14-year-old honest daughter has finally been punished – and no wonder he was worried about the verdict!
Jacob Blair ScottPurple Heart, 45, was convicted in Iraq of four counts of touching a child for its services, child exploitation, lustful intent, and nine sex batteries earlier this week. He has now been sentenced to 85 years in prison and fined 10,000! Jackson County Circuit Judge Cathy King Jackson He said he would face a life sentence. Huh.
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For those who are unfamiliar, this legal matter started in July 2018. At the time, Jacob was in bondage but failed to attend the scheduled court hearing. Investigators then found Scott’s small boat off the coast of Orange Beach, Alabama. He left a gun and a suicide note on the boat, but little forensic evidence was found to prove his death. After a week of searching, no body was found. Officers soon discovered he had taken $ 45,000 from a bank account before he went missing – which led them to believe he was still alive. US Marshal.
After not finding him for several years, Jacob was listed as one of the 15 most wanted fugitives by the US Marshals in January 2020. They offered him a 25,000 reward for information leading to his capture. Less than a day later, the fugitive was found living under a different name in a mobile home park in Oklahoma.
During the trial, his victim testified that Jacob sexually assaulted her at least 30 times between 2016 and 2017. She stops when she gets pregnant and gives birth to a baby, she claims.
But the military veteran tried to blame his actions for the mental illness, asking the judge to consider his mental health, claiming he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, taking too much medication and having relationship problems during the attack. He lacked proper justice.
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According to The Sun Herald, He further claimed that the young girl was approaching him – as if to confirm his action as a full grown adult! SMH he said:
“She wanted me to scratch her back.”
Arguing that he had been sexually abused, she continued:
“I had sex [her] Because he came to me. “
The judge did not explicitly view it as such and said in sentencing:
“The evidence is irresistible. It’s probably more evidence than I’ve ever seen. “
District Attorney Angel Myers McIlrath He also described his actions in court as “shameless and disgusting”:
“It’s about blaming the 14-year-old. The whole trial was about insulting a 14-year-old who had no choice. “
Just so disgusting. Now there is a long time behind bars to reflect on his activities. It is hoped that the decision will bring some peace and justice to the young victims.
[Image via US Marshals]