The 90-day Fiance reality star could face a prison sentence of 15 to 25 years without parole or the option to reduce their sentence.
A 90 day day fiance TV star is found guilty of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and assaulting her. Knox County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday that after a two-day jury trial, Geoffrey Ian Paschel was found guilty of aggravated child abduction, domestic assault, and interfering with an emergency summons.
The prosecution said that the sheriff’s deputy responded to an emergency call for domestic violence on June 9, 2019, at her residence. His fiance told the officers when they arrived that Paschel assaulted her.
Paschel grabbed the victim by the neck and repeatedly slammed her against the wall. The prosecutor said in a statement that Paschel had also been thrown to the ground and dragged.
He also took her phone, and would not let her leave the house. The authorities reported that he told her she could leave a neighbor’s home while he slept.
Officers who responded to the incident noted that she had multiple bruises and wounds on her back, her arms, and her inside lips. The prosecutor’s Office. Paschel claimed during the trial that his fiancée’s injuries had been caused by her.
Paschel’s sentence for aggravated kidnapping is a Class B offense. The prosecutor’s offices said that because of his criminal record, he could face between 12 and twenty years without parole.
Prior convictions include possession with intent of selling a controlled substance as well as federal drug trafficking. Paschel’s sentencing is scheduled for December 3.
Paschel appeared in the fourth episode of 90 Days Fiance, Before 90 Days. The show followed his relationship with Varya Malina. He became engaged with her while filming. After the assault against his other girlfriend, he starred in 90 Days Fiance: Before 90 Days.
The show followed his relationship with Varya Malina. He became engaged to her while filming the show. During the season, many TLC viewers have demanded that he be removed from the show “due to the criminal charges and current charges brought against [him]”.
Paschel then released a statement on Instagram explaining why he appeared on the reality show, despite his “checkered history”.
He starts by saying: “I’ve been asked many, many times why I would not want my life to be on display in a show that everyone could destroy. Especially with my chess background.” “Well, guys, here is my past. This is MY life. This is my life. How stupid would it be if we all thought, looked, or acted the same?