She could not leave because Lewis told her he had friends watching the room."At one point she called for help and was prepared to jump out of the hotel window to escape the suspect," according to the report.
Police responded to the hotel room and looked through the teen's text messages sent to Lewis.
Even in the court, I feared no one could stop these depraved men, all in their 30s, from leaping out to attack me as I gave evidence against them.
She said she sometimes felt unsafe while leading group therapy sessions with male inmates and Moerman had taken on a role as her "protector."Moerman fathered a child with Clingerman while in state custody.Lewis rented a room at La Quinta Hotel and kept the 17-year-old captive in the motel room, where she was forced to have sex with seven or eight men, according to Lewis's arrest report.Lewis allegedly posted the girl's information on Backpage, a website used for prostitution.To a girl of 15, the Old Bailey can be intimidating at the best of times. As the victim of a paedophile ring, I had been taken there so that I could familiarise myself with the court’s layout.Two of my abusers had already threatened to kill me.