July 21, 2010

Four Nimrods Beat And Gang-Rape Woman Over $40

Top: Mark Janzen and Michael Murphy
Bottom: Clarence Pack and Shelley Shumpert

Lexington County, South Carolina (The Weekly Vice) - Mark Janzen, 23, Michael Murphy, 24, and Clarence Pack, 40, have been arrested after a woman was beaten and raped 5 times because she owed one of them $40. Shelly Shumpert, 22, has also been arrested for her involvement.

Authorities say the victim, a 27-year-old woman, called Janzen to ask for a ride home because a friend had taken her car without her permission.

Janzen allegedly picked the woman up but took her to his home instead where he and Shumpert assaulted the woman over $40 she allegedly owed one of them.

When the woman tried to run away, Janzen and Murphy threatened the woman with a shotgun and then began raping the woman. Janzen then called 40-year-old Pack and invited him to rape the woman, which he did twice, according to detectives.

Officers say the woman was finally released at about 3am the next day and she immediately called authorities to report her assault and abduction.

All three men and woman were arrested and booked in the Lexington County Detention Center.

Janzen has been arrested on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual assault, kidnapping and second-degree assault and battery. Murphy has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and second-degree assault and battery. Pack has been charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual assault. Shumpert has been charged with second degree assault and battery.

Lacy Black
The Weekly Vice

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