Married man kidnapped disabled girlfriend & ‘left her in the desert to die’

A married man living a "double life" kidnapped his disabled girlfriend, drove her to the desert and then left her to die, according to reports.

John Matthew Chapman, 39, has been charged with kidnapping Jaime Rae Faden, 33, after she disappeared in September this year, police say.

He is alleged to have driven his 33-year-old girlfriend from Pennsylvania to Las Vegas and promised to take pictures of her in the desert.

Chapman then bound Faden to a signpost and duct-taped her mouth and nose, suffocating her, according to police documents.

The documents also state that Chapman used Faden's phone to contact her relatives through Facebook messenger, pretending to be her.

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Pennsylvania authorities are still working to find the body of Faden who was reported missing on Thursday.

On Friday, Chapman allegedly confessed to authorities that he killed Feden in Las Vegas by suffocating her.

His wife, Maureen, said she had no idea of her husband's affair until she received a call from Bethel Park Police Department on Friday morning.

"He said he had murdered a woman," she told Channel 11. "I was in disbelief.

Maureen said her husband called her around 6am Friday and confessed to murdering Feden.

"I killed her because I had to," John Chapman said, according to wife Maureen, who is now questioning his their whole relationship after he husband's infidelity.

She said Chapman told her he was going to Las Vegas in her truck for a work trip after visiting his aunt and uncle in Bethel Park. That truck is now key evidence.

"Oh, my God, it's sick. It's really sick," Maureen said. "I just want the truth as to what happened. I feel I'm owed that.

Feden and Chapman met at a school for students with special needs and he often stayed at her home in Bethel Park, south of Pittsburgh, WXPI reports.

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