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9/9/11 11:59:27PM
Joseph Hyungmin Son, better known as Joe Son, on Friday was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the 1990 gang rape of a woman walking her dog on Christmas Eve.

According to a press release issued by the Orange County District Attorney, Son, 40, was convicted on one felony count of torture on Aug. 25. The former fighter had been charged with numerous felony counts of sexual offenses on Oct. 1, 2008, but the charges were not pursued, as the statute of limitations had run out.

Son was identified by a DNA sample he provided as part of a plea during a May 2008 arrest for felony vandalism. Son’s DNA sample was linked to a DNA sample collected from the victim in 1990, and Son was arrested on Oct. 7, 2008 by Huntington Beach Police Department detectives.

As outlined in the district attorney’s release, Son -- along with co-defendant Santiago Lopez Gaitan, 40, of San Antonio -- abducted the victim at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, 1990, forcing her into their vehicle and driving away. While holding the victim at gunpoint and threatening to kill her repeatedly, Son “repeatedly raped, sodomized and forced [the victim] to orally copulate him in the back of the car. He also penetrated her vagina with a firearm.” According to the release, Gaitlan also raped the victim and forced her to orally copulate him.

9/10/11 12:01:33AM
FU Joe Son. . . I am glad Keith Hackney sterilized you at UFC 4.

18 to life You got it
18 to life you know
Your crime is time and I
don't care if you know Joe Son Do.
9/10/11 12:04:56AM
Joe Son needs to be castrated.
9/10/11 1:30:20AM
"That really hurt! I'm gonna have a lump there, you idiot! Who throws a shoe? Honestly! You fight like a woman"

9/10/11 2:06:21AM
This guys trash, pure trash
9/10/11 3:55:26AM
I hope Joe Son gets gangraped for the rest of his life, and all of his lives to follow.
9/10/11 7:26:17AM

Posted by Chael_Sonnen

Joe Son needs to be castrated.

Haha, he almost was!!
9/10/11 11:12:25AM
hope his cellmate reinactes the hackney fight everynight
9/11/11 4:02:14PM
I don't care about him being raped or having his baggage removed. I just want him dead.
9/11/11 6:37:18PM
I don't know what counts as fighter bashing but I hope some prisoners bash him up his hole.
9/12/11 1:46:50AM

Posted by MaxOne

I don't care about him being raped or having his baggage removed. I just want him dead.

Kinda have to agree. Don't want to get into the politics about the death penalty...

but I see no reason to keep this guy around. Especially with the possibility of parole.
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