Tags: buck zomhofe | rock n roll | guilty

Buck Zomhofe: 'Rock n' Roll' Wrestler Guilty of Molesting Daughter

Friday, 07 Mar 2014 12:17 PM

By Alexandra Ward

Former pro wrestler Buck "Rock n' Roll" Zomhofe was convicted of criminal sexual conduct this week and was slapped with another charge after he tried to escape from the courtroom Thursday.

Zomhofe, 62, could spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday of 12 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly molesting his daughter, now 29, an estimated 1,800 times between 1999 and 2011, Minneapolis City Pages reported.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

His rap sheet now includes an "escape from custody" charge after the ex-wrestler, who used a boom box in the ring in the late '80s and early '90s, attempted to flee from the courthouse restroom shortly after the verdict was read.

According to the criminal complaint filed by the victim, Zomhofe began sexually abusing her when she went to live at his Cyrus, Minn., home in 1999 when she was 15. She finally reported the molestation in 2011 after she left the home and started therapy, according to the West Central Tribune.

Zomhofe, however, denied all the charges when he testified Tuesday. He acknowledged sharing a bed with his daughter but said the relationship was never sexual.

The former wrestler has been in and out of jail multiple times for other sexual abuse charges. In 1986, he was jailed for sexual misconduct involving a minor and he also served 36 months in prison after being convicted of fourth-degree sexual conduct with another underage girl in 1989, according to SB Nation's Cageside Seats wrestling blog.

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

Related Stories:

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

UC Davis Ebola Case? Adult Patient With Virus' Symptoms Admitted

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 20:25 PM

A patient with Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to UC Davis Medical Center in California on Thursday in "good" condition . . .

Mummified Mongolian Monk Found Sitting in Lotus Position

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 19:54 PM

A mummified Mongolian Buddhist monk, which may be as many as 200 years old, has been discovered sitting in a lotus medit . . .

Ohio State Patrol Marijuana Bust: 235 Pounds Worth $1.2M Recovered

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 19:34 PM

Ohio State Patrol officers recovered 235 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $1.2 million during a traffic st . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved