Adam Capriglione Sexually Tortured Captive Women With Kitchen Utensils: Police

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Adam Capriglione.
A 29-year-old man is in jail after a four-month police investigation revealed he held women captive in his squalid south-county apartment while raping and torturing them with utensils, including scissors, plastic wrap, a mallet, knives and a can opener.

A grand jury indicted Adam Michael Capriglione, of the 13000 block of Butler Oak Drive, on nineteen felony counts, including rape, sodomy, domestic assault and felonious restraint ranging back to 2006.

Capriglione also faces charges of child endangerment for filming himself having sex with a girl under eighteen in 2007 and for exposing a four-year-old to his dangerously unsanitary apartment, where investigators found a knife in a cereal box.

"The level of violence and torture and depravity that has been inflicted on these women is something that makes him a particularly dangerous man," says St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch. "Nobody wakes up one morning and does this. This is something that develops over time."

See also: Ten Worst St. Louis Crimes of 2013

Police started investigating Capriglione when one victim managed to leave the apartment and seek help at a medical center. When staff saw the extent of her torture wounds, they sent her to a hospital and called the police, McCulloch says.

Police say Capriglione first met the victim, who is not from St. Louis, online and brought her to his south-county home. During two weeks in January, Capriglione penetrated her vagina with a can opener, choked her unconscious, hit her with a mallet, burned her, cut her, forcibly restrained her and forced a dildo into her anus and vagina, according to the probable-cause report. Doctors found burns on her cervix.

Police are currently working with four victims, but McCulloch says he's certain there are more.

"We know there is at least one other victim out there," McCulloch says. "I have no idea how many others there are."

Read what Capriglione's other victims are claiming, and read a statement from Capriglione's lawyer on page two.



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Lauren Sheary
Lauren Sheary

Knife in a cereal box!....think I've heard it all.

Mike Igleheart
Mike Igleheart

No amount of rehab is going to change this guy. How about a tall tree and a short piece of rope.

Mark Winchester
Mark Winchester

A reply to Capriglione's lawyer: If the allegations are sensationalized, then let him date your daughter or other beloved female family member.

imdone
imdone

I know where his place used to be and I have friends that knew him he threatened my friend multiple times and even filled a cup with seamen and slammed it on the table infront of her he tried to get her to be afraid of him saying he was gonna eat her eyeball and tried to keep her captive but she wasnt afraid of him he cloned her phone and more he is a very bad person and needs to be in an insane asylum

Johnny Padilla
Johnny Padilla

Meanwhile. Arrests are being made in st Louis for marijuana.

Ryan Paluczak
Ryan Paluczak

This is like something from SVU and really close to a lot of my family... Glad he is in custody.

Angela Blankenship
Angela Blankenship

Andrea Hudson read the story to find out who to contact, if you haven't already

Mary Ann O'Mara Kemper
Mary Ann O'Mara Kemper

He would have had to kill me to be able to keep me there with his scrawny ass!!!

Janet Davis
Janet Davis

No Phil Van Geison but fear can D.A.

Phil Van Geison
Phil Van Geison

Twig boy in a wife beater holdin a spatula is gonna keep you captive HAHAHA.

Stephanie Thorsten
Stephanie Thorsten

Sexual assault/Rape victims don't tell because they don't want to be criticized again when they're put on the stand, to testify, for what was done to them. Unless one has experienced being sexually assaulted/raped, firsthand, another cannot say what they would do. It's different when you're being victimized and taken advantage of and the thoughts that run through your mind. The only thing going through the mind is how to stay alive and comply with everything that is asked of and said to you. Speaking from personal experience, more than once....

Jessica Mantia
Jessica Mantia

I hate when people say "Why didn't they come forward earlier?" Rape victims are often a shell of their former selves. So many go unreported out of plain FEAR. Yes, he is innocent until proven guilty. So are the victims! Don't you think they have been beaten down to a point where they felt like they wouldn't be believed? Or that he could get a hold of them again to subject them to this same torture? If you want to say don't judge until you know the whole story, that goes both ways.

Joshua Young
Joshua Young

Oh he didn't think the nerd would remember....Oh darn the luck

Thomas Clasen
Thomas Clasen

Hang him by his toe get a baseball bat and have batting practice

Timothy Baker
Timothy Baker

I wasn't there nor do I know him if it'd true he needs help but something in the back of my mind screams bullshit and it sounds like he pissed the wrong women off. I mean come how many of your exes know each other for real

Gina Marciano Mitauer
Gina Marciano Mitauer

The attorney's statement makes a valid point, we should be treated innocent until proven guilty!! Unfortunately, our system is your guilty and then you have to prove yourself innocent!! Why wouldn't the other girls come forward years ago??? It wasn't just one either... If it was so bad why did the one live with him for a year or better??? If this is true, the way it's portrayed in the media, it's terrible and he should be punished.. But it concerns me that no one came forward years ago when it happened!! Sounds like he has mommy issues!! Maybe he is just a sick pervert in the bedroom.. You really cannot condemn the man and his reputation until you hear his side... Too many unanswered questions!!

Lisa Kelley
Lisa Kelley

These women should get to torcher him slowly and cut off his family jewels. A quick killing of him is too kind.

Jillian Ashley
Jillian Ashley

Hitler should shove a pineapple up his ass in hell.

Kristen Lavin
Kristen Lavin

His ass needs to fry. My stomach hurts after reading this. Nasty fuck.

Liv Stiles
Liv Stiles

WTF is wrong with people that makes them do this kinda insane shit? Someone needs to shove a can opener up his ass.

Dameon Carter
Dameon Carter

I fought this pos scum when I was just in elementary school, he tried to jump me and a friend and I broke his nose, like 20 years ago and he's still crap

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