A Las Vegas man was tortured for hours with a blowtorch, ax and different implements earlier than he was pressured to strip and stroll off a cliff — after which shot to dying, information present.
The physique of Roy Jaggers, 27, was found Aug. 1 in Nye County’s Cathedral Canyon, the place his neighbor, Heather Pate, her boyfriend, Kevin Dent, and Pate’s former flame, Brad Mehn, allegedly tortured the person with knives, a baton and an ax, in accordance with a felony grievance obtained by the Las Vegas Evaluate-Journal.
Mehn, 37, allegedly then shot Jaggers after he was pressured to strip off his garments and stroll off the cliff.
Sheriff’s officers stated in a video assertion early final month that Pate, 27, and Dent, 36, had lured him to her dwelling as a result of they believed he harm the girl’s baby.
“When he arrived, they confronted Jaggers and subsequently beat him,” Nye County Sheriff’s Capt. David Boruchowitz stated. “Upon arriving in Nye County, they met Mehn who led them to an space within the desert the place they tortured Jaggers over a number of hours utilizing quite a few completely different weapons.”
The trio then drove Jaggers 25 miles away to Cathedral Canyon, the place they made him stroll off the cliff’s edge. Within the gorge under, he was then shot a number of instances, in accordance with the grievance.
An post-mortem discovered Jaggers died from a number of gunshot wounds, Boruchowitz stated.
Prosecutors are contemplating the dying penalty for Mehn, who allegedly fired the pictures that killed Jaggers, the Evaluate-Journal reported Friday.
Jaggers’ mom, Kassy Robinson, stated her son often babysat Pate’s youngsters or watched her canines. She declined to debate particulars of her son’s ugly slaying, however insisted he was a non-violent, variety man.
“I do know precisely what he was like, what he’s able to, what he’s not able to,” Robinson instructed the newspaper.
Jaggers’ father, Jerry, stated he had a tricky time processing the small print of his son’s killing.
“How will you do this to a different human being?” Jaggers stated in a latest interview.
Jaggers’ dad and mom stated they plan to attend each courtroom listening to within the case to make sure “that justice is served” of their son’s slaying.
“It’s going to be the toughest factor I’ve ever completed in my life,” Jerry Jaggers instructed the newspaper.
An internet fundraiser arrange by Robinson for her son — who liked anime and martial arts — had garnered greater than $5,600 as of Wednesday.
“Roy was so loving and pleasant to everybody he met and the world is now quick 1 wonderful angel,” the web site reads.
Pate, Dent and Mehn stay held with out bail on the Nye County Detention Middle on expenses together with homicide and kidnapping. A preliminary listening to is about for Thursday, the Evaluate-Journal reported.