(KMOV.com) – A St. Charles man has been convicted of forcible sodomy and felonious restraint Wednesday after he tied up his wife and forced her into bathroom before sodomizing her.
Hermes Mendez, 26, tied up his wife, 20, with shoe lances and a phone charger cord, and forced her into a bathroom at their home in the 700 block of Cunningham Avenue. Mendez then held her head underwater and sodomized her. Mendez then left to go to a store and the victim then escaped with her children.
Mendez was acquitted of domestic assault charges.