- Associated Press - Friday, May 6, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man who had been on the run for more than two decades after being charged with the kidnapping and torture of two prostitutes in Oregon has pleaded guilty to the crimes.

Paul Jackson entered guilty pleas Thursday to kidnapping, rape, sodomy, sex abuse and unlawful sexual penetration as part of a plea deal.

Jackson was arrested last fall in Mexico, where authorities say he had been living for several years under an assumed name.

Jackson disappeared in 1991 while awaiting trial on charges that he and his older brother kidnapped prostitutes and held them captive.

His brother, Vance Roberts, was convicted in 2007 of similar charges. He is serving a 108-year prison sentence.

Jackson faces an 18-year sentence when he’s sentenced Tuesday.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide