Authorities have determined that a woman who shot and killed her accused abductor and rapist acted in self-defense.
The incident was reported at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 2800 block of Pebble Creek Parkway in Forestdale. Adamsville police were asked to help located a 26-year-old woman who had been reported abducted earlier in the day.
The woman was found in the parking lot. Jeremy Arnold Ford, 25, was found dead in an apartment. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.
Investigators said the woman had been abducted at gunpoint, raped, driven to locations the suspect wanted to visit, then forced to drive back to Ford's apartment, where she was once again sexually assaulted. They say the victim shot Ford with his own gun.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Adamsville, AL: Bringing a Gun to a Rape Is Bad Idea For Rapist
From Dec. 16, 2015 WVTM: