Grove woman reports kidnap and rape; Suspect in custody - KOAM TV 7

Grove woman reports kidnap and rape; Suspect in custody

Terry Leroy Stanfill Terry Leroy Stanfill


Grove woman reports kidnap and rape

A 30 year old female called 911 last Friday morning (11/15/2013) about 2:33 a.m. She told communications operators she needed a deputy and reported she was being, “chased.”

Officers responded to the mobile home residence, northeast of Grove. Deputy John Lawrence, GRDA Police Officer S. Hembree and a Bureau of Indian Affairs Officer D. Wichita quickly arrived in the area.

They located the female caller. She appeared to have been severely beaten about the head and face. She told officers she’d been forcibly taken from the parking lot at Spanky’s Sports Bar, on Highway 10, just south of the Elk River Bridge shortly after 10 pm Thursday.

She allegedly was knocked unconscious, forced into a vehicle and taken to a nearby mobile home. According to the victim, the assault continued including allegations of rape.

Just before the 911 call, the female told officers she was able to escape from her captor and run to a nearby neighbor where she called 911. The suspect allegedly chased her as she fled.

Grove EMS Ambulance was called for the female. She was taken to Integris Grove Hospital for assessment and treatment.

Before leaving the scene she was able to show officers the mobile home where she was held and subsequently identify a suspect.

Arrested was; Terry Stanfill , 55 of Henderson, Texas. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Texas charging him with fail to register as a sex offender.

He is currently held in the Delaware County jail.

Sheriff’s investigators learned Stanfill was employed at Tysons’ in Noel, MO. He has recently moved to Delaware County from Texas. He previously served a 25 year sentence in Texas for aggravated sexual assault.

Detectives processed the scene at the mobile home, during the early morning hours Friday and have been locating and interviewing witnesses in the case through the week.

Sheriff Moore said additional charges will be requested through the district attorneys’ office charging Stanfill with kidnap and rape.

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