Man Who Held Woman in Casket Faces Life in Prison

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP)  —  A California man accused of kidnapping a woman, holding her in a makeshift casket and demanding $140,000 ransom has been convicted and faces up to life in prison.

Prosecutors say the 50-year-old contractor attacked the woman with a stun gun at her Riverside home, handcuffed her, covered her head with a hood, and placed her in a casket-like box inside his van.

The victim’s husband returned home to find a ransom letter and photographs of her being restrained.

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