Body found in shallow backyard grave in Fresno
Last Updated: 108 days ago
FRESNO, Calif. - Authorities say a body has been found in a shallow backyard grave at a Fresno home where a woman claims she was held captive for seven days, tortured and raped.
The Fresno Bee (http://bit.ly/1f5nZ5I ) says police found the body Thursday. They arrested a man and woman on suspicion of murder.
Police Chief Jerry Dyer says a 35-year-old woman told police she'd gone to the downtown home a week ago to look for her stolen bicycle but was held, stabbed, burned with a chemical and raped before escaping Wednesday.
Police returned and found the body of a man in his 20s who'd been stabbed.
A man who claims to be the woman's fiancee told the Bee that someone else in the home killed the man because he'd raped her.
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