Man who dragged 7-day hostage around house by nipples re-arrested: Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin

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Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin was arrested and booked into a Nashville jail at 3:12 a.m. Monday morning, charged holding his ex-girlfriend hostage and brutally beating her again.

On Sunday, Metro Police were dispatched to the White’s Creek Pike home of Baeho Shin, who is out on bail for previously kidnapping and beating the same victim, to a domestic disturbance call when a 3rd party called 911 to report they had received a message from the victim stating she was in trouble, and was captured and being beaten.

Upon arrival, officer found Mr. Shin attempting to force the victim into a vehicle, until he saw them, at which point he shut the garage door and took the victim back inside the house, pulling her by her arms through the kitchen and up the stairs. Officer could see broken glass and blood on the wall, and when no one would answer the door, they force entry to the home.

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Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin (MNPD)

Mr. Shin was found in the living room, with his hands in the air, and detained. Officers searched the residence for the victim, who they found in the upstairs studio of the home, stuffed inside a bay window storage bench, crying from injuries. Police say she had numerous bruises on her body and face, and a knot on the back of her head, with swelling around her right eye. Through an interpreter, she told police that Mr. Shin had caused her injuries, and put her head in the toilet and a hot tub causing the knot to form on the back of her head.

Shin was taken into custody (again), and charged with 2 counts aggravated assault, and 1 count of false imprisonment. He is held on a $175,000 bond.


Metro Police responded to a local hospital on Sunday night, in response to a female patient who had just escaped her kidnapper. She told police she had been held captive for the past week, since December 24th, Christmas Eve. The man who held and sexually assaulted her for 7 days was her ex-boyfriend of two years, Nashville music producer Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin.

Police say the incident started when the victim was visiting Baeho Shin’s $650K White’s Creek Pike estate, which includes ‘The Library Studios‘, on Christmas Eve at around 4 p.m., and she began smoking a cigarette inside the residence, which angered Shin. He threw her to the ground, and proceeded to punch and kick the victim multiple times to “punish her for her actions”, leaving severe bruising on her entire face, ears, and body, according to Metro Police.

The Library Studios (Baeho Shin’s Estate)

During the struggle to punish her, Shin also struck the victim with a nearby vacuum cleaner, and then used the cord to choke her for several seconds, leaving ‘severe cuts and bruises’ on her neck, before releasing his grip. At this point, it was made clear to the victim she was no longer free to leave the residence, and Baeho Shin required her to tend to his needs for the next several days, a week in total.

At one point while being held captive, Baeho Shin stripped the victim naked, physically beaten again, and then dragged around the house by her nipples. Metro Sex Crimes Detectives report bruises and scratches on her breasts from the incident.

Baeho Shin (MNPD)

After being dragged by her nipples, Baeho Shin struck the victim on the back of her head with a glass mug, shattering it on impact, causing sever lacerations on the back of her head. Detectives also found that the victim’s front teeth were chipped from being beaten by Shin.

At 10:30 p.m. on December 30th, the victim was finally able to free herself by convincing Shin she was going to make him some dinner. When he consented to allowing her to do so, she went downstairs, snuck out of the residence, and flagged down a motorist for help.

Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin was located and arrested the next morning, on December 31st. He remains jailed on charges of aggravated sexual battery and especially aggravated kidnapping, in lieu of a $150,000.00 bond.

Here’s a video of The Bobby Shin Nashville Choir recording music for Far Cry 5:

In November Baeho was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after the same victim reported to police that she was trying to break up with Baeho and leave the location, when he picked up a candle, striking her in the head, requiring stitches. The police report states that Baeho Shin drug the victim through the broken glass on the floor and grabbed a knife, before she was able to run away to the bedroom. He then followed her to the bedroom, made her get on her knees, held the knife to her neck, and lightly traced a line down her stomach before poking her several times with the blade, leaving marks on her body. Shin then reportedly held the knife to the victim’s wrist and told her “If you’re not going to be with me, you’re not going to be with anyone”. He fled the scene with the victim’s luggage and iPhone before police arrived. He was arrested and charged, however the charges were eventually dismissed.

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