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A North Las Vegas man has been indicted in the brutal beatings of a prostitute. Robert Sharpe III, 28, was indicted Friday on 17 counts, including kidnapping, assault and sex trafficking.
The woman lost a finger and parts of her buttocks after the beatings that she said took place over the eight weeks she was held by him to work as a prostitute. She also underwent 12 surgeries for injuries. The woman told police she was beaten with a metal pole, burned with an iron and had lemon juice and Tabasco sauce poured into her open wounds. The woman was found June 30 near a Las Vegas hospital.