It has been revealed that a 47-year-old mother accused of hosting seedy sex parties for her 15-year-old son and his friends was attacked in jail while awaiting trial.
Arrested in October 2021 on the allegations, Shannon O’Connor was attacked by a group of five inmates inside the all-female wing of the Elmwood Correctional Center, a medium-security prison in Milpitas, California.
The jail is managed by the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office and houses approximately 600 inmates arrested throughout the Northern California county.
In court documents, sheriffs with the Los Gatos Sheriff’s Department said the prisoners attacked a so-called Party Mom, who faces more than three dozen charges for allowing alcohol-fueled dating at her $4.7 million mansion, in a ferocious beating ‘probably (to) produce great bodily injury.’
The attack happened last October, more than a year after O’Connor’s arrest at his Los Gatos mansion, where prosecutors said he regularly handed out condoms and alcohol to his son’s underage friends to the point where they vomited. and fell unconscious.
Prosecutors have claimed that 47-year-old mother Shannon O’Connor (pictured) watched and laughed as her son’s friends engaged in sexual acts at parties she hosted.
The mother of two was awaiting trial for hosting parties at her $4.7 million, 5,122-square-foot Northern California property in Los Gatos that has a pool, sports court and more.
“The assault was carried out with hands and feet, and the level of force used likely resulted in serious bodily injury,” a deputy sheriff wrote in a February affidavit filed shortly after the attack. No other weapons were used.
His alleged attackers, identified by Los Gatos police as Erika Amaya, 45, Danielle Chavez, 24, Sophia Vigil, 35, Anita Quiroz, 36, and Marjaana Gardea, 28, are now set to stand trial for the Oct. 24 attack. , with a court date scheduled for Thursday.
San Francisco-based outlet KRON-TV first reported the incident, after obtaining the previously unseen affidavit on Monday.
The filing revealed that O’Connor, who is currently awaiting his own trial on more than three dozen charges they allege, regularly bought vodka and whiskey for parties held at his sprawling home and even watched and laughed as his son’s friends they had sex. acts – was hospitalized after the attack.
While the extent of her injuries was not specified, Los Gatos Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Thrall wrote that the so-called ‘party mom’ was returned to county jail shortly afterward, though it’s unclear from the leaked document how long. his stay lasted.
O’Connor was attacked by a group of five inmates inside the all-female wing of the Elmwood Correctional Center (seen here), a medium-security jail in Milpitas, California.
San Francisco-based outlet KRON-TV was the first to report on the incident, after obtaining a never-before-seen affidavit (pictured here) on Monday detailing the Oct. 24 assault.
The document specified, however, that “the assault lasted approximately 16 seconds,” and that O’Connor, whose court date is next month, did not attempt to defend himself during the brief but heated altercation.
The officer added that video and audio of the incident were captured by the prison’s surveillance system and will be used as evidence in the upcoming trial of the five women.
Meanwhile, O’Connor remains jailed without bail on 39 criminal charges including felony child abuse, sexual assault, sexual assault and supplying alcohol to minors, after she was denied bail following her arrest. starting in 2021.
At the time, prosecutors convicted the middle-aged mother for allegedly hosting the series of parties over an eight-month period in 2020 and 2021, during which time she allegedly pressured attendees to keep quiet about the debauchery.
The filing revealed that O’Connor was hospitalized after the attack, which lasted 16 seconds. O’Connor, seen here during a preliminary hearing days after his arrest in October 2021, made no attempt to defend herself during the brief but intense attack.