Search warrants indicate suspected kidnapper confessed


POSTED: 6:39 PM Nov 02 2012   UPDATED: 6:59 PM Nov 02 2012
BOZEMAN, Mont. -

New information in the case of a Montana man suspected of kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl.

Speer is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Cody, Wyo., girl on October 8th and leaving her in a remote area outside of town.

When investigators initially questioned Speer, documents indicate he appeared to be nervous and shaking and admitted he had been in Cody taking photographs during the time of the abduction and sexual assault.
According to court documents, Speer ultimately confessed to the abduction and sexual assault, detailing a similar account to the one provided by the victim.
He told investigators, he asked the young girl to get into his vehicle and began to drive out into the woods with her.  Investigators wrote Speer told them, at some point he bound the girl's hands with rope and placed a bag over her head. 

Speer told them he drove around for a while, until it got dark,  after sexually assaulting the girl and how how he released her, all things investigators indicate only the perpetrator of the crime would know.
According to court documents, Speer also described the foam mattress where he sexually assaulted the victim and the gun he used.  Documents indicate he also told investigators where they could find those items in his camper trailer and home.
Documents reveal, as Speer recounted the details of the abduction and assault, he indicated he did not know why he had done this, was remorseful and cried.     
According to those search warrants, investigators collected a number of items for evidence, including a gray role of duct tape, used towelettes, maps and guide books, and a possible hair strand.
Documents indicate Speer also admitted he's had prior issues with pornography and viewed images of child pornography in the past.