Man accused of holding woman hostage to remain behind bars

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of holding his girlfriend hostage will stay behind bars for now.

Joseph McDonald, 37, is charged with kidnapping, rape and aggravated battery. Deputies say someone called them Saturday night, saying McDonald had kept his girlfriend bound several days.

They found the woman inside the home.

The state has filed a motion to keep McDonald locked up until trial. He will remain in custody pending a hearing in district court.

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