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Second woman charged with kidnapping, torturing woman in Elgin

Ruby Gomez | Elgin police

A second woman has been charged with kidnapping and torturing a woman last month in Elgin.

Ruby Gomez, 20, was arrested Friday and charged with home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, inflicting great bodily harm, aggravated battery with a caustic substance and aggravated battery involving torture, according to the Elgin police.

Police responded to a call of a woman being held against her will early Feb. 27 in the 300 block of Raymond Street and found an injured 19-year-old woman.

The woman, who was treated at a hospital, told the police she had been in a residence in the 500 block of Levine Court with her ex-boyfriend when four females entered the home and, with the help of her ex-boyfriend, forced her into in a car and started beating her, then drove her to the 300 block of Raymond Street, where they continued to beat her and hold her against her will.

The victim was able to identify 19-year-old Megan Lino of Carpentersville as one of her assailants. Lino, who faces the same charges as , is being held at the Kane County Jail on $150,000 bail.

Megan A. Lino | Elgin police
Megan A. Lino | Elgin police