Last year, Geoffrey Paschel appeared on “90 Day Fiancé,” where he was showcased dating Varya Malina, a woman in Russia he was heavily pursuing. Paschel originally went to visit Malina in Russia but didn’t receive the approval of her family. This was due to him having a criminal past, and spending time in prison. Malina was even shocked at this confession by Paschel and started to view him a bit differently.
Paschel and Malina hit a crossroads, where Paschel’s proposal ended up being denied. He went back to America, a single man, and attempted to move on with a new woman. Malina ended up surprising Paschel, by coming to the US, and showing up at his home, in Tennessee. When Malina arrived, Paschel was with a woman he had known for a while. Malina attempted to convince him to leave this woman, so they could work on their relationship. Paschel appeared to have decided to do that, but the two didn’t work out, again.
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Paschel Has Been Battling 2019 Domestic Violence And Kidnapping Case
Prior to the relationship with Malina, and his stardom on “90 Day Fiancé,” Paschel had an ex-fiancé, where he was said to have been extremely abusive. One incident allegedly occurred on June 9, 2019, where Paschel assaulted this woman.
“Paschel grabbed the victim by the neck and slammed her head against the wall several times,” said the Knox County District Attorney’s Office. She was also thrown to the ground and dragged.”
Paschel also allegedly took this woman’s phone, and prevented her from leaving his home. She was able to escape in the night though, while he was asleep. When police met with this ex-fiancé, she was seen with a large bruise on her forehead, several bruises and cuts on her back and arms, as well as the inside of her lip.
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Paschel Convicted And Faces 12-20 Years In Prison
According to People, a 2-day trial was recently held, where Paschel was convicted of aggravated kidnapping, domestic assault, and interference with emergency calls. This was confirmed by the Knox County District Attorney’s Office, on Friday.
Paschel tried to claim during the trial that this woman caused these injuries to herself, and he didn’t have any involvement. The kidnapping conviction is also labeled as a class B felony. The trial also stated that based on Paschel’s criminal background, he faces 12-20 years in prison, without the possibility of parole, at his sentencing. This sentencing will take place on December 3. The other charges in his past, which played a role in the number of years he’s facing, are possession with intent to sell a controlled substance and two federal drug trafficking charges.
’90 Day Fiancé’ Fans Were Calling For Paschel To Be Removed From The Show
When these reports first started to surface, fans of 90 Day Fiancé took to social media, to call on TLC to remove Paschel from the show. This eventually happened, as the public backlash appeared to work. Now, many see this latest conviction as justice for his ex-fiancé, who sustained those injuries.