Crime

Mitchell Gibson charged with shocking torture of his pregnant Fort Carson soldier-wife

Members of the armed services face enough threats on the job that their home life should be a safe haven. But that certainly doesn't appear to be the case for one Fort Carson soldier. A criminal complaint against her civilian husband, Mitchell Gibson, documents years of abuse and punishment capped by an incident during which he allegedly choked her until she passed out and then threatened to cut off the fingertips of their baby.

To make the case that much more shocking: The victim was pregnant at the time of the attack. Get details and see the complete affidavit below.

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