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Man pours sauce on girlfriend and tries to shove her in oven for not responding to him on Facebook

By Mason White 5:41 PM July 16, 2015
Joseph Castellanos 

By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested for abusing his girlfriend.

31-year-old Joseph Castellanos is accused of torturing his girlfriend by stabbing her with a fork, pouring sauce over her and trying to push her into an oven.

Police allege that Castellanos of Utah, did so because she was slow to respond to his Facebook messages, which he sent from work.

Castellanos also beat his girlfriend with a belt buckle, and kicked and punched her before urinating on her, according to police.

Castellanos also attacked the woman’s dog, stomping on the animal as the dog hid under a table.

The victim managed to escape to the bathroom, where she called the police from a mobile phone.

When officers arrived at the couple’s home in Salt Lake City, the man allegedly tried to convince his girlfriend to lie and say that she was attacked by another person at a train station.

Castellanos faces 14 charges, including aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, forcible sodomy and aggravated cruelty to animals, court records showed.

His bail was set at $100,000.