Jaycee Dugard: Kidnapper Pleads Not Guilty

Before Thursday it was thought that the kidnappers of Jaycee Dugard would plead guilty. Convicted sex offender Philip Garrido as well as his wife Nancy are on trial for the kidnapping of Dugard when she was only 11 years old. They also held her captive for 18 long years. Jaycee Dugard birthed two children that were fathered by Philip Garrido.

jaycee dugardGarrido and his wife were reported to have confessed to the kidnapping and raping of Jaycee Dugard. It was said that a plea deal on the table. Due to all of this everyone was very shocked when the Garrido’s did not pleas guilty on Thursday. This means that the case for Jaycee Dugard may have to go to trial.

Just monday Nancy Garrido’s lawyer had said that Philip Garrido had confessed and was pleading guilty because he did not want to put Jaycee through the trial. Since there is a not guilty plea a trial would be something that is in the near future. What Jaycee is afraid of is that her two daughters that she had with Garrido will have to testify. Supposedly Nancy Garrido was offered a sentence of 241 and 440 years to life for Philip Garrido for the Jaycee Dugard kidnapping.

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