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Idaho Man Who Used Craigslist To Solicit Wife's Rape Pleads Guilty

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A member of the Idaho National Guard charged with placing an online ad seeking men to force their way into a house and rape his wife has pleaded guilty to solicitation of rape.

Court records say the case came to light after two men broke into the woman's house on consecutive days in July 2012.

The first intruder chased the woman through the house until she shot at him. She missed and he fled.

She held the second man at gunpoint until police arrived. He told officers he had responded to an ad on Craigslist's "casual encounters" section that he believed was placed by a woman with a rape fantasy. He said he exchanged emails with the person who placed the ad and was given the woman's address.

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"He was told to force his way inside and rape the woman there and not stop no matter how much she resisted," investigators wrote in their report.

Officers determined the emails originated from an account available to the defendant at his work.

Sources: OregonLive, SFGate