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Missouri Sex Slave Kept in Dog Cage, Genitalia Nailed to Board

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One of the devices used to torture the victim was an "Erostek" electrical charge.
The torture is almost too twisted to imagine. The "owner" of a former teenage runaway turned "sex slave" tortured the woman by allegedly sewing her urinary opening and vagina shut to "show what he expected of her."

According to a federal indictment made public yesterday, the chief suspect -- Edward "Master Ed" Bagley Sr. -- would also nail the woman's labia and nipples to a wooden board, electrocute her with anal plug, place her naked in a dog cage suspended from the ceiling, kill pets that she grew attached to, perform abortions on her with a vacuum and coat hanger, waterboard her and tell her in excruciating detail how he'd murder her and bury her in the backyard with other bodies if she ever tried to get away. 

Federal prosecutors call it one of the "most horrific" sexual abuse cases they've ever seen. Bagley and four other men -- including Bradley Cook of Kirkwood -- are now in custody accused of participating in the sex-slave operation.

According to authorities, the now 23-year-old female victim was a 16-year-old runaway back in 2002 when Bagley, 43, coerced the mentally disabled girl to move into his trailer outside Lebanon, Missouri, with the promises of making her a model and a dancer. (He came through with the last promise by allegedly forcing the woman to work at a strip club.)

Soon after moving in with Bagley, authorities say, the girl was plied with marijuana, ecstasy and pornography. After she turned 18, Bagley allegedly forced the girl to sign a "sex slave contract" and branded her with an "S" tattoo for slave as well as a tattoo of the Chinese symbol for slave. Bagley allegedly told the girl that the sex-slave contract "never" ended, according to the indictment.

Bagley then allegedly "beat, whipped, flogged, suffocated, choked, electrocuted, caned, skewered, drowned, mutilated and hung" the girl to enforce the contract. By 2005, authorities say, Bagley was advertising the girl on the Internet, offering people the opportunity to pay to have sex or torture the woman.

That's how Cook -- who resides in 11500 block of Big Bend -- allegedly got involved in the case. (Yesterday, Fox 2 was outside Cook's ranch home that indistinguishable from its neighbors save for the yellow "Don't Tread on Me" flag flying from a pole in the yard.)

According to the indictment the 31-year-old Cook gave Bagley a computer hard drive with containing sado-masochism and torture videos. In exchange, Cook allegedly downloaded streaming videos of Bagley "flogging, whipping, applying nipple clamps, engaging in ceiling suspension, binding, gagging, and strapping the victim to a wooden pony." Cook also engaged in "oral, vaginal and anal sex" with the woman, according to the indictment. 

The woman's nearly seven years in captivity ended in February 27, 2009, when she had a heart attack from the electric-shock torture and was hospitalized. An 18-month investigation followed, with the indictment unsealed yesterday. Three other Missouri men charged in the indictment include:
  • Dennis Henry, 50, of Wheatland
  • Michael Stokes, 62, of Lebanon
  • James Noel, 44, of Springfield

You can read all 20 pages of the indictment below that contains even more gruesome details about the alleged torture.
Bagley Indictment

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Just_The_Facts
Just_The_Facts

WOW! These guys are almost bad enough to be Israeli Rabbis. Almost.

My 2 cents
My 2 cents

@JD- yes there are sodomy charges, or at least I believe so, that's how I read it anyways. The home abortions..can be proven. And most states say that a person is not in the right state of mind to give constent to a sexual act under certain circumstances like being drunk, on drugs, or being in emotional distress. So, my question to you, is would you tell a man "NO" after having gone through what she had?? And chances are that after a certain amount of time the whole Stockholm Syndrom kicked in as a survival tool..learning to keep your captor happy increases your chances of surviving, even if you have to plaster a fake smile on your face & claim to 'enjoy it"..she did have to get back in a car with this guy if no one believed her, she was a Taboo shoot & they could have taken it as "role-playing".I must say JD, I am quite alarmed at your lack of concern. You must not have females in your family that you care about., otherwise some sort of empathy would have shown through.And "S"..well said- not everyone that enjoys a little (or a lot) pain is THIS demented!!

Stephanie
Stephanie

I have know Mr. Stokes for years and I always thought he was a creep and very alarming, I just never knew to what extent.

Mike Rausini
Mike Rausini

A fitting punishment: slice each man's penis lenthwise, then pour hot pepper sauce on the open cut. Then apply salt. Allow the penis to heal for 1 day, then repeat the process. After a week of the same torture, take them out back and drive an arrow throw their scrotums, then through the heart. Then walk away.

Bruce
Bruce

From jd's cool reserved analysis I suspect that the LEO's checking this out may have a 5th sexual predator. Sounds like JD maybe trying to cover his own butt from the like of BIG BUBBA.

You just stay cam JD I am sure the feds are already on to you and closing in fast.

Ashley
Ashley

This shit is so horrible.... WTF is up with people these days!!! Just makes me wonder what kind of shit my neighbors do or their deep dark secrets. I hope these men rot in prision .... and die a HORRRRIBLE death UGH!

Paul
Paul

I live in Australia, I stumbled upon this story by a link from a local paper here.If this had happened here (in Australia), the chance of the perpetrators ever being released from gaol would be zero. They would be kept in gaol not as a punishment but to protect the community from them.

kate
kate

jenni has a point, although i worked with her as well, and the girl was terrified, around him she would say she loved it, when he wasnt around she said other wise, i know of a friend, she was brainwashed in so many ways, she truly believed she had no way out, that he would kill her, and there is another female i know of who he met at the club, that he conned into going to his house so he could give her a piercing and nothing else, she came back the next day with bruises and terrified but no piercing, she quit working and due to other reasons moved away, he continued to stalk her trying to get her to come back to the point she had to changer her number....before anyone says it, she had a very good reason for not calling the police

he was a sick man, and she was a sweet girl, i hope she finds a better life

Jenni
Jenni

About half of the comments on this page are from loons. One is assuming this is typical of the tea party. I say GA is probably one of the reasons there is a tea party.

jd
jd

I hope the woman gets therapy and the men get a fair trial and that justice is served in a sober and deliberate manner. Wishing for anything else is simply stooping to a base level.

Horrific as it sounds, keep in mind this is only one side of the story, and written to inflame the judge and jury pool, not present the whole truth to the case. Neighbors, fellow strip club dancers and acquaintances are all reporting that most if not all of what occurred sexually with the woman in question was consensual, to the degree that she was capable of giving consent. Her actual mental state is the issue - was she an adult or not - yes she was 18, and of legal age to work in a strip club, but what took place at home when she was 16 and 17, and can the state prove it happened?

Keep in mind none of the defendants are currently charged with rape, assault, kidnapping, statutory rape, sodomy laws, or performing surgery without a license, from what I can tell. They are mostly charged with carrying a 22 year old girl to a porno shoot where she appears on camera saying she enjoyed herself.

Sadly, the real crime was seemingly that this man stole her innocence while she was a minor in his care - whether that means he is guilty of statutory rape is unclear from the indictment, which includes many shocking details of hearsay evidence but then mostly sticks to charging crimes related to a trip the couple took to California for a photo shoot when the woman was 22.

We also do not know yet if the feds are coercing her to testify against her self styled "master" under threat from criminal prosecution herself or not. Sadly, in cases of sadomasochistic sexual activity that have wound their way in to court in the past, the submissive partner is often charged with sodomy laws as well. For all we know thus far she's just traded one manipulator for another. Let's hope that isn't the case, but let's also wait to hear the whole truth before condemning anyone of anything more than liking kinky sex and showing a willingness to appear in porn and indulge in kinky group sex.

As to her mental state, that is also completely unclear at the present. The legal issue is likely going to be that if the feds can prove she is or was somehow mentally diminished then she never really was capable of giving consent to what she went thru, and all of the defendants will be charged as though she was still a minor even though she was 18 and over when she participated/ gave consent / was coerced into the acts, etc.

None of this is going to be easy to prove in court, but the feds are confident that they can make a case so it seems they are going to go the distance to prove brainwashing took place, in essence.

The first victim in a case like this is going to be the real truth, however. I encourage all concerned to reserve judgment until all the facts are known.

Joe
Joe

They're going to have a rough time in prison.

S
S

Sigh... People like this are what give the real SSC (safe, sane, consensual) BDSM couples/groups/families a bad name.

But, y'know, there are a lot of people, male and female, that would love a life like this. Some people are just like that.

Personally, flogging, whipping and caning sounds amazing to me.

MrHacks
MrHacks

Aren't the folks in Kirkwood something. I mean, this is going on by one of their own citizens. Another, Michael J. Devlin, was a pizza manager at the Imo's down the street from The Magic House. (As if you don't know what he did!) And then there is Charles Lee "Cookie" Thornton, who had enough of the White folks in Kirkwood mistreating Meecham Park.

So, Kirkwood has Sex Torturers, Child Molesters, and disturbed citizens unhappy with the way the government has been treating them.

The only thing missing now would be a Meth Lab explosion near a house near the railroad tracks on the same day a shipment of Chlorine Gas derails from the tracks.

I can almost see everyone there moving to St. Charles County right now along with all the other cowards who fled North County, and the city of Kirkwood who for years has turned a blind eye to all of these horrendous people will only have themselves to blame.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I say first nail these men's genitalia to a board, then hook this and their anuses to electricity while they are suspended from the ceiling and send them electric current. If they wimper or protest, turn up the juice. For good measure, choke them and waterboard them at the same time!

Think I'm being a bit unrealistic? Read the indictment.

Just a Manimal
Just a Manimal

These disgusting animals should be executed immediately...

GA
GA

Typical teabagger ... nothing t see here ... move along...

ew
ew

cant wait til the confiscated items show up at the next police sale.

X
X

Sounds like something the CIA and the Amerikkkan military would do.

midwestmomof2
midwestmomof2

Australia has it right, then!!!  I'm so glad that somewhere people are protected from such abusers.  These men got 5 to 20 years.  Five freaking YEARS!  How safe is the victim going to feel when the 5 year sentence is over. NOT VERY SAFE.

midwestmomof2
midwestmomof2

 Isn't it interesting that so far they have all pleaded GUILTY?

Phil K
Phil K

This post is just looking for excuses for unspeakably evil vermin. Nothing "moral" about it.I have desires for women in bondage, but could never EVER hurt them.EVER.Anyone who needs to give pain deserves MORE pain back to them.

Phil K
Phil K

Good. I hope every minute is an unspeakable hell for them.

Phil K
Phil K

I am into women in bondage, but the thought of actually hurting a woman makes me feel sick, let alone what these cowardly bastards did to this poor woman. They should get done to them by homo bdsm fans what they did to this woman.

midwestmomof2
midwestmomof2

Then go get yourself flogged and whipped and feel amazing!  Just make sure the other person is consenting, okay?

midwestmomof2
midwestmomof2

Anyone who needs PAIN to enjoy sex is mentally unstable and I don't give a crap how un-politically correct that comment is.  The truth hurts.  The only person I know that enjoyed such activity ended up loosing her mind and was put in a mental health facility for a few months to get her back on track. 

People who say they enjoy such activities are seriously lacking common sense (at a minimum), and must have a great need to be accepted, even if it means succumbing to violent sexual activity.

Phx123
Phx123

Really?  I guess you think that prostitution is a choice then too don't you?

Phil K
Phil K

People should never take the risk. Always make it clear that friends know where you are. Maybe 1 in a hundred are like these repulsive scum, but 1 in a million is too many.

Phil K
Phil K

You're loaded down with pomposity and lack of knowledge.You are what you are.You no doubt have your own things that turn you on that you keep under wraps.Hypocrites always do.Don't judge all by these filthy sub-humans.

candybb
candybb

it is though. a lot of the time.

midwestmomof2
midwestmomof2

 I don't need pain or violence to enjoy sex.  I am 50 years old and I've been sexually active for a long time so I think I would know if I did.  If you DO need/want these activities, I suggest you speak with a counselor and find out why you equate violence and pain with pleasure.  You might find out something about yourself that you didn't know before.

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