Joe Son, a man best known for his role as Random Task in the first Austin Powers and a brief career as a fighter that saw him go 0-4 as an MMA fighter and 0-1 as a kickboxer (though he did famously get punched in the dick a lot and showed up to
Joseph Hyungmin Son was found guilty of one felony count of torture Thursday. A statute of limitations had expired on other counts. Prosecutors say Son and an accomplice pulled the victim into a car on Christmas Eve in 1990 and drove her toward Huntington Beach as they beat her with a gun and raped her.
The investigation had gone cold until Son was required to provide a DNA sample in 2008 in connection with a vandalism sentence.
He faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison. [SFGate via CagePotato]
I posted a slightly more detailed account of the crime back when he was first arrested:
Son, along with a second suspect, is accused of dragging the victim into the back of a car, pistol whipping her, threatening her life at gun point while he counted the bullets in his gun, and raping, sodomizing, and forcing her to orally copulate him repeatedly, according to a release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Son is also accused of sexually penetrating the victim with his firearm before she was released naked with her pants tied around her eyes.
Aw, he sounds like a real neat guy. And speaking of forced oral copulation at gun point, Mike Myers is writing Austin Powers 4.