Critically Acclaimed Black Metal Musician Arrested For Raping and Beating Girlfriend
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Jef Whitehead aka Lurker of Chalice was arrested in Chicago over the weekend for allegedly assaulting and raping his girlfriend. The acclaimed musician, known in metal circles for his solo project Leviathan and Twilight, the supergroup also featuring members of Nachtmystium, Isis, and Krieg, is also a tattoo artist.
From the Chicago Sun-Times:
Jef Whitehead, 42, allegedly choked and beat his 26-year-old girlfriend unconscious by banging her head against a wall above Taylor Street Tattoo and Piercing, 1150 W. Taylor, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
He also attacked her with a pair of scissors, it?s alleged.
When she regained consciousness she discovered she had been sexually assaulted with the tattoo tools, Assistant Cook County State?s Attorney Tom McGuire said. Whitehead then allegedly knocked her out again, McGuire said. When the victim woke up she was in the street outside the parlor, he added. A heavily-bearded and tattooed Whitehead was dressed all in black as he appeared before Judge Israel Desierto Sunday morning. Wearing a hooded sweater with the words ?stop the madness? printed on it, he was ordered held on bail of $350,000.
Whitehead is from California but he and his girlfriend had recently arrived in Chicago and were considering making it their permanent home, McGuire said.