Maxwell Denied Court-Appointed Attorney

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    Investigators continue to collect evidence at Jeffrey Maxwell's home, while neighbors describe their neighbor as keeping to himself. (Published Monday, Mar 14, 2011)

    A judge has denied a court-appointed attorney for a Texas man accused of torturing a woman for two weeks on a device used for skinning deer.

    The judge said Monday during Jeffrey Allan Maxwell's initial court appearance that the 58-year-old wasn't indigent because he had listed his net worth as about $200,000.

    Investigators Still at Maxwell's Home

    [DFW] Investigators Still at Maxwell's Home
    Investigators continue to collect evidence at Jeffrey Maxwell's home, while neighbors describe their neighbor as keeping to himself. (Published Monday, Mar 14, 2011)

    Maxwell told state District Judge Trey Loftin that he didn't have access to most of his assets and hadn't contacted an attorney. Loftin urged Maxwell to hire one.

    Maxwell remains jailed in Parker County on aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault charges.

    Corsicana Farm House Served as Torture Chamber

    [DFW] Corsicana Farm House Served as Torture Chamber
    A rejected suitor is charged with abducting a Parker County woman at gunpoint and assaulting her at his home for nearly two weeks. (Published Monday, Mar 14, 2011)

    Authorities say he abducted his former neighbor from her Parker County home and drove some 100 miles to his Corsicana house. He was arrested there March 12 and the woman was rescued.