Man Kidnapped, Raped, Held Girl For 10 Years
A Bell Gardens, CA man is accused of having kidnapped and raped a 15-year-old girl, held her for 10 years, and forced her to marry him and have a child with him.
Isidro Garcia was arrested Tuesday after his alleged victim reached out to her sister on Facebook and revealed how she been held hostage in a relationship with the 41-year-old man and had given birth to his child during the decade she vanished…
The victim told detectives that Garcia began sexually assaulting her. In August 2004, after Garcia assaulted her mother, Garcia drugged the girl and drove her to a house in Compton, police said.
Once there, Garcia provided the girl with fake identity documents and locked her overnight in a garage to prevent her from fleeing, police said.
He allegedly warned the victim that her family had given up looking for her and that if she tried to go back to them, the family would be deported.