- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Dozens of additional charges have been filed against a North Las Vegas man already accused of abducting and keeping a 14-year-old Arizona girl as his sex slave for about a month.

A revised criminal complaint filed Jan. 28 brings to 83 the number of charges against Jimmy Carter Kim, who faces life in prison on charges including kidnapping and sexual assault of a minor.

The 63 new charges stem from allegations that the 26-year-old Kim had at least three more alleged victims between August and December, including a 15-year-old who initially told Reno police she had been kept captive in North Las Vegas for two weeks.

Kim remained jailed Wednesday on $1.5 million bail pending a preliminary hearing March 1 on charges including lewdness, attempted sexual assault, sexual battery and use of a minor in producing pornography.

The prosecutor in the case and a deputy Clark County public defender representing Lee didn’t immediately respond Wednesday to messages.

The additional charges, filed in North Las Vegas Justice Court, came after the FBI in Las Vegas publicized Internet screen names associated with Kim on Facebook, Snapchat, Kik, MeetMe and Instagram accounts. Many were variations of the name Yimmy, such as YimmySin and Yimmy702. Other names were graphically vulgar.

The case came to light after the 14-year-old girl from Bullhead City, Arizona, told police she ran away from home Nov. 3, got into a van with Kim, smoked marijuana and fell asleep before waking up in the Las Vegas area, about 100 miles north of her hometown.

She called police Dec. 3 from a convenience store and said she had been held captive, threatened with a handgun, raped repeatedly and photographed in sex acts before escaping from Kim’s home. She said she was scared to try to escape earlier, and she had been left alone with a bucket for a toilet when Kim was gone.

Kim’s 75-year-old father, Dennis Kim, owns the home but he said he didn’t know the Arizona girl was there until he heard a noise upstairs while his son was at vocational school.

The father also expressed doubt the girl was kept against her will because he said he never heard a cry for help. The father hasn’t been charged with a crime.

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