Arizona Sex Offender Brain Dead After Hanging Himself in Montana Jail

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Phillip Humeyumptewa, multiple rapist, failed to kill himself on Monday.
A career scumbag believed to be responsible for multiple sexual assaults and kidnappings is brain dead after trying to hang himself in a Montana jail on Monday.

Phillip Humeyumptewa was found dangling from a bed sheet in his jail cell in Great Falls, Montana, just minutes after a guard checked on him.

Humeyumptewa has been a registered sex offender in Arizona since 1997 when he was convicted of sexually assaulting and kidnapping a minor.

In Montana, Humeyumptewa was convicted of kidnapping and raping a woman he met at a bar in 2009. He was awaiting a January 20, sentencing for that crime when he tried to hang it up on Monday, according to the Associated Press.

Following his arrest for the 2009 rape, two Montana women came forward saying they, too, had been raped and kidnapped by Humeyumptewa.

But wait, there's more.

While in custody in Montana, Humeyumptewa was charged with -- you guessed it -- sexual assault and kidnapping for a 2001 attack of a Phoenix woman.

Humeyumptewa's currently a vegetable, and he'll likely remain that way until he dies, which could come sooner rather than later.

The county attorney's office in Great Falls filed a motion yesterday to reduce Humeyumptewa's bail and release him to his family so they can decide when to pull the plug. The motion also will make sure the county's off the hook for this creep's medical bills.

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Lorrainezwiercan
Lorrainezwiercan

Phillip!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :( R. I. P. PHILLIP HUMEYUMPTEWA. WE ALL MISS AND LOVE YOU!

Maxonepercent
Maxonepercent

This is yet another tale of our justice system utterly failing to protect the citizens from sadistic criminals. Back in the old days this guy would have been strung up from the nearest tree the first time he was caught, nowadays he gets to go on raping until he finally decides to do us all a favor and do what our justice department should have done years ago. I say we bring back capital punishment for child molesters, it is the only way to ensure that they will not continue to victimize innocent people.

Docbob498th
Docbob498th

A Tale of Two Rapists: Both committed kidnapping and sexual assault. One was a Native American who grew up on the "Res", the other a blond haired son of a then, Az State Senator. One was arrested, put in jail, and attempted suicide,the other was arrested BUT, he was sent to a psychiatric hospital. Guess which one went where. (I'll give you a hint................One is the son of the present-day Goobernor (NOT a sp. error). How do I know this? Because I worked with both of them.

SusanBrockoBitch
SusanBrockoBitch

Finally we have some good news! I hope the perverted child molesting Brock family reads this so they can get some ideas on how to kill the other half of their brain.

Vea8005
Vea8005

First off, I am one of this asshole's first victims. He raped me back in 1994. I do not feel one bit sorry for him and I would go as far as saying he did a lot of women a big favor by doing what he did. He has passed away as of last night which I know firsthand because his sister is a childhood friend of mine. Call him any names you want but do NOT bring his family into it. They are very nice people who just happened to adopt this "man" (and I use that term very loosely). They tried everything they could to help him stop raping women but what they did wasn't enough. Nothing would've been enough. Calling him a creep is being nice. I could come up with tons of other names for him especially knowing now that he raped a total of about 6-8 women. But I forgave him for what he did to me because holding a grudge wasn't going to accomplish anything but making myself miserable. I still live with residual effects of him attacking me in my own home which I doubt will ever go away especially since it's been almost 17 years since he did what he did. All in all, I feel very bad for his family because, regardless of what a sick fuck he was, he was someone's brother, son, dad, uncle and cousin and, like I said, they are wonderful people.

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

["The motion also will make sure the county's off the hook for this creep's medical bills."]

Really, Mr. King? Where did you get that information?

Coz
Coz

No loss there.

Vea8005
Vea8005

I completely agree. I was in shock when I found out how much time he'd serve for his attack on me. Yes, he was a juvenile when he did it but studies have shown that sex offenders usually commit another sexually-related crime. They don't stop at just one and this scum proved it. If he hadn't just gotten a slap on the wrist, he could've been stopped but they failed miserably at protecting both the women in Arizona and Montana from this sicko.

vea8005
vea8005

@dj one last time..... I re-read what I wrote and it sort of doesn't make sense to me. I don't get how you're thinking anyone brought your daughter into this. If your remark is directed at and my handle somehow gave you the impression that your daughter was brought into this, I'm sorry. Vea happens to be my initials which stand for (V)eronica (E)(A)ndrews and when I enter my email address it capitalizes the V even thought it's not capitalized in my address. I've re-read every other comment and no names were mentioned. The only victim of Phillip Humeyumptewa that was discussed is me. I am NOT your daughter so, therefore, you need to calm down.

James King
James King

Vea: Call me Monday. 602 744 6549.

JK

James King
James King

Mr. Collins, I came to that conclusion because the motion would remove him from county custody. He would become his family's problem, not the county's. Your input is always appreciated -- am I missing something?

LORRAINEZWIERCAN
LORRAINEZWIERCAN

shit the bitch was a whore!!!!!!!!! she was lookin for sex!!!!!!!!!! she's as much as fault!!!!!!!!!! FUCKIN CUNT!!!!!!!!!!!! I HATE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!

lea_billings
lea_billings

vea,dj was talking about humeyumptewa's daughter, not a victim. dj is only trying to protect the child.

Dj
Dj

you said you could give this guy info including my daughters name she has nothing to do with this and dosent even know who he is .Its gonna stay like that

Vea8005
Vea8005

I don't know what to make of your reply but I will say this. What I said is the truth. I have no reason to lie. I could show you the house he grew up in, give you his birthdate, tell you the name of his daughter, his parents, his two sisters, along with tons of other information to prove I am not lying. I'd go so far as to take a polygraph to prove that I'm not lying. But I have nothing to prove. I know I'm being 100% honest so I will have no trouble sleeping at night.

lea_billings
lea_billings

Sorry to disappoint you, but I am not related, never even heard of him before your "article". Regardless of your pompous judgement, you still missed the point entirely, no matter who or what a person is, there are still legal obligations and if they are not met, the family can sue for wrongful death. What happened to him was not part of the sentence the judge handed down, just because it is up to the family to "pull the plug" his death can still be the responsibility of the county because what led up to it occurred in their facility.

lea_billings
lea_billings

"--am I missing something?" Uh, yeah, you are not a lawyer, he was in county when the incident occurred, they were responsible for making sure he was properly supervised.

lea_billings
lea_billings

Hmmmm since when are opinionated conclusions and calling someone a "creep" considered good journalism? For one thing your journalistic integrity is more than slightly smudged when you lower yourself to calling anyone names, and for another, you might have wanted to check out the legal side of whether the county will "be off the hook" before you laid the reputation of your newspaper on the line, because they can be held responsible for what you say, which can definitely affect your current and future employment. If you are looking to make a name for yourself, you might want to work harder on legal research and journalistic etiquette.

  Motorcycle Bum
Motorcycle Bum

James , your needing a bloody ass whooping you sissy city boy. a few punched out teeth a broken nose and a punctured ear drum would be a good start for you.

T8496
T8496

I'm not sure why any of you are discussing his daughter or trying to "protect" her from information. She knows who her father is. She knows what his history is. While it is sad and unfortunate it doesn't change who she is at all. She is a human being like the rest of us, capable of anything and given every oppurtunity. I know she is going to accomplish great things and I have great hope, love, and respect for her, his family and his victims.

Vea8005
Vea8005

I feel a bit embarassed because I didn't understand what he meant. I do now and I feel horrible for even implying that I might reveal her identity. I have made it no secret that I feel no sympathy toward this guy and I have tons of names I could call him. For me to reveal his daughter's name would make me no better than him and it would only serve to traumatize her. I am a mother myself so I get doing anything and everything to protect ones child.

DJ
DJ

YES THANK YOU!!!! I AM GOING TO PROTECT MY DAUGHTER IN ANY WAY POSSIBLE THANK YOU!!

Vea8005
Vea8005

One last thing DJ, I actually wasn't talking about your daughter when I said I could name his daughter. There is one person in town who, when I was friends with her told me that Phillip is her daughter's dad. She denies it and left and right now and keeps naming another guy as the dad but I believe Phillip is the real dad because her daughter looks a lot like him and the one she names now asked for a DNA test so she could get child support but she refused. Now, she's insisted that the one who wanted the DNA test is the real dad but if he is why not do the DNA test? She whined about being poor and needing hel but yet the one time she could've gotten help she wouldn't do what she needed to do? Hmmm...... suspicious if you ask me. But, I still do sincerely apologize for the misunderstanding between us.

Vea8005
Vea8005

dj, I am very sorry! I know now who you and the daughter you refer to are. I would never bring her into this because I've known for a long time that she doesn't know who Phillip was and I respect it 100%. I would've made the same choice if I were in your place. I will never tell who she is because it's not my place. I was just using that as an example of information I have that could prove I'm not lying. But I'm not about to reveal any of the information I have to anyone because I know I'm telling the truth. I really am very sorry for making you think I might reveal that information. She's a beautiful girl and I know you're a great dad to her and she doesn't need to know that she shares DNA with this sick bastard ever.

Lorrainezwiercan
Lorrainezwiercan

who is this? i am a family member and need to know something, cause i was the last too know about his death. Please.

Vea8005
Vea8005

dj, I don't know who your comment is directed at but if it is me, you need to calm down. No one brought up any of Phillip Humeyumptewa's victims names except mine and given that I am 30 years old and am speaking for myself and no one else, I will not keep quiet.

dj
dj

leave my daughter out of this bull sh*t!!!

Vea8005
Vea8005

The only thing that I saw was the one about anyone having the misfortune to be related to Phillip Humeyumptewa and I must agree with that comment. I will never say a bad word about the family because, they did what they could. The state of Arizona should've done more whether it was keeping him locked up instead of releasing him a mere year after he was put in a juvenile detention center for his attack on me or putting him in mental institute instead of jail. If the state of Arizona had done its job way back when they could've saved about four or five women from being put through what he did to them. I highly doubt I'll call Mr. King though because I have put the incident in the past, where it belongs. I simply wanted to let people know that this sick bastard raped more women than it's being reported that he did. Who knows if there are more who never came forward though. Anyway, I'm done talking about this. I've given it more attention than it ever deserved.

lea_billings
lea_billings

Vea, be very careful, he DOES NOT feel bad for this guy's family or he would NOT have made some of the comments he has. He only wants to "get your take on everything" so that he can twist your words to his agenda. My best friend had a brother like that too, I found out when I was 13, her family suffered greatly over the years as he also continued to shame them and hurt many more women. Make no mistake, Mr. King has no concern for the family or anyone else at all, just look at some of his other articles. Phillip took himself out of the picture, end of story.

James King
James King

Oh, I don't think you're lying. I just wanted to talk to you about this. I feel bad for the guy's family, and i appreciate your candidness. I'd love to get your take on everything.

Lorrainezwiercan
Lorrainezwiercan

THANK YOU! I'm his sister and i'm gonna find out what happened and sue the county!They should of been watchin him 24/7! Your damn right!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Vea8005
Vea8005

Lea, according to an article, they cannot be held responsible. They had checked on him 8 minutes before discovering him hanging in his cell, they administered CPR and called the ambulance. They can't have a guard sitting in front of every cell 24/7. And, he didn't seem suicidal beforehand. He WAS properly supervised and it's not like anyone murdered him so what else was the jail supposed to do? Not give him sheets? In Montana, that would border on cruel and unusual punishment as well as being inhumane to not provide them with sheets and blankets to stay warm. Prison inmates are masters at making weapons out of the most mundane things but using a sheet to hang oneself is nothing we haven't seen, in or out of jail. My final opinion on this is that I believe he really did feel bad for doing what he did. He apologized to two of his victims, one being me. He also saved me the pain of having to tesify on the stand by admitting to raping me. But jail/prison is never going to be a viable solution for rapists. It just doesn't work and who knows if there is any way of rehabilitating them. He should've been locked up and the key thrown away a long time ago and I will never, for the life of me, understand why he was released over and over again. He has been convicted of rape five times and committed it two other times and had also been convicted of burglary. But the facts are, he was released too many times for whatever reason(s) and he was a coward who took his own life but in doing so, he saved other women from his wrath. I had heard he was facing the death penalty already but given the number of times he was released before, I wouldn't have been shocked if they did it again esp since he was granted bail.

James King
James King

Well I'm glad they didn't do a very good job. This guy is human garbage. I'm sorry if you have the misfortune of being related to him, which it seems you might be, but he raped five women -- even after he'd already served prison time for it. Apparently he didn't learn his lesson. Let me know when the family pulls the plug.

childrapistsmustdie
childrapistsmustdie

You're wrong--One thing that journalists should never do is be "neutral" when reporting on child molester creeps. Was this creep "neutral" when he was molesting and raping innocent victims? To bad the prison inmates didn't get to him before the rope...

James King
James King

Sorry, Lea. I will not apologize for calling this guy a creep. I'm pretty sure my newspaper's reputation will be fine.

Mr. Double Negative
Mr. Double Negative

Burger NY [sic], you're just a grammarian of the state. Your fixation on grammar is less than illuminating--picking on someone's grammar does not undermine their argument. Here are some double-negatives to sink your teeth in: "We don't need no education! We don't need no thought control..." The fuck with grammar--pay attention to the ideas...

Burgher_NY
Burgher_NY

@ motorcycle bum: "You're" in need of a quick grammar lesson. First, I am certain that even in the sicks sentences begin with capital letters. Also, what is a bloody ass whooping? It sounds slightly less pleasant than a bloody ass-whooping.

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