More creepy stories continue to be revealed around the Jaycee Lee Duggard and Philip Garrido case. The Monster’s first wife says he once “tried to gouge” her eyes out with a safety pin.
Phillip Garrido, who is accused of kidnapping Jaycee Lee Dugard and raping her repeatedly during 18 years of captivity, went into a jealous rage when he saw another man flirting with his wife.
“He took a safety pin and went after my eyes,” Christine Murphy told Inside Edition. “He left a scar on my face.” Murphy, who said she and Garrido were high school sweethearts in northern California, said he “smacked” her around during their brief marriage and that she became his first kidnapping victim when she tried to flee him.
“I was always looking for a way to find out how to get away,” said Murphy, who worked at a Reno casino to pay the bills while Garrido tried to launch a musical career. “He’d always told me he’d find me wherever.”
Calling Garrido a “good manipulator” and a “monster,” Murphy said she was relieved when Garrido was sentenced to 50 years in prison in 1976 for kidnapping and raping another woman.
Murphy, who remarried and is now a mother a four, said she had no idea Garrido had been released early and reacted with disgust after he was arrested for turning Dugard into a sex slave and fathering her two daughters. “It makes me sick to my stomach,” she said. “He’s pretty much capable of anything.”
Why was this man released from prison? He was suppose to serve 50 years. Sex offender are rarely ever rehabiltated. So sad…