A suspicious boyfriend who wanted to find out if his girlfriend was cheating on him treated her like a Taliban prisoner by tying her to a couch in the apartment they shared and started waterboarding her.
Waterboarding is a torture that has been used in the military in which a prisoner's head is tilted back, covered with cloth before water is poured on the face of the prisoner. Now Trevor Case, 22, is facing charges of domestic assault, false imprisonment, and making terrorist threats. The Smoking Gun reports as follows.
"Police allege that Case stuffed "hospital socks" into Danielle Stallworth's mouth and bound her wrists with belts and hair ties before placing a shirt over her head and dousing it with water, according to a Lincoln Police Department report. "He poured a pitcher of water on her head, and she started freaking out and thought she wasn't able to breathe," cops noted."
The problem with waterboarding is that victims will confess to anything in order to stop the sensation of drowning, making it limited in usefulness for extracting information. Police reported that Stallworth clawed her dim witted boyfriend on the chest during the attack, and that his accounts of getting the scratch marks from "wrestling with a friend" didn't add up.
Sadly enough, the couple shared their stormy abode with an infant daughter, who was not likely to have benefited from living in such a turbulent environment.
Now, Case has a serious legal case in front of him. Case is being held on $150,000 bond at the Lancaster County jail and already has a record of one prior conviction for d