Practically 4 months after his conviction for a number of crimes, 90 Day Fiancé alum Geoffrey Paschel was sentenced to 18 years in jail with out risk of parole.
The previous actuality star, 44, obtained his sentence on Thursday, February 3, throughout a court docket look in Knoxville, Tennessee. He had been held in custody since October 2021, when he was found guilty of aggravated kidnapping, home assault and interference with emergency calls.
Paschel was arrested after a June 2019 incident involving his ex-fiancée, Kristen Wilson. After police responded to a home disturbance, Wilson instructed officers that Paschel assaulted her in her house. He allegedly grabbed her by the neck and slammed her head in opposition to a wall a number of instances, then threw her to the ground and dragged her. Wilson claimed that the TLC persona took her mobile phone and refused to let her go away the home, however she escaped to a neighbor’s place as soon as Paschel was asleep.
After the incident, Wilson was recognized with a concussion, and officers reported seeing bruises and abrasions on her physique. Throughout the trial, Paschel claimed that Wilson’s accidents had been self-inflicted.
Paschel appeared on season 4 of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, which aired in 2020. He bought engaged to Varya Malina on the present, however he was not requested to attend the tell-all taping due to his authorized points.
“I’m not unhappy that I wasn’t on it,” he stated throughout an Instagram Dwell in June 2020. “The mentality of protecting me off the tell-all as a result of any person stated one thing is probably the most absurd factor I’ve ever heard in my life. … I need my court docket case to be over with, and as quickly as my court docket case is over with, then my life will proceed.”
Malina, 33, hasn’t confirmed whether she and Paschel are still together, however she was current at his sentencing on Thursday. She has additionally saved in contact with him all through his incarceration, sharing updates about his wants along with her social media followers.
“Final evening whereas speaking on the telephone Geo talked about that he’s utilizing this time now to lastly decelerate and reevaluate what’s essential in his life and concentrate on it,” the Russia native wrote through Instagram in December 2021. “He at all times sees optimistic points in all the things that occurs in his life. We’re so alike on this actual means.”
That very same month, the marriage planner responded to a follower who requested why she wouldn’t affirm whether or not she and Paschel had gotten married. “This can be a nice query,” she stated in an Instagram video. “And the reply is that I’m annoying.” In a written caption, she added, “I nonetheless can’t and have zero need to debate the authorized case.”