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50-year-old starved and kept in captive by teenager because he is gay

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 July 2018, 12:41 IST

A 19-year-old US teenager Jackson Sugrue from Framingham, Massachusetts, has been charged for terrifying and keeping a 50-year-old starving for almost four days because he is a gay.

According to the victim, he was kept in captivity in the basement of Philadelphia Baptist Church against his wish for four days. One fine day he escaped and rescued in the bloodied state.

Jackson Sugrue

Teenager Sugrue has been pleaded not guilty to charges of assault on Monday at Framingham District Court. The victim claimed that he and accused used to drug on multiple occasions in the basement where the accused lived. But, on June 27 after they took drug together, the teenager became crazy and dangerous.

The victim also said, "Sugrue went on to deny him food or water, and hit him over the head with a coffee table," He even added that the accused said, "I know you like me. I know you are gay."

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First published: 5 July 2018, 12:39 IST
 
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