Published On: Mon, Feb 10th, 2014

Jessica Burlew, Arizona teen, will be charged as an adult for strangling Jason Ash to death during S&M session

A 16-year-old Arizona girl says she strangled her 43-year-old boyfriend with an electrical cord during rough, consensual S&M sex — and that he died when it got too intense.

Jessica BurlewJessica Burlew, aka Xenia Nex, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder of Jason Ash, saying it was “consensual strangulation” and he never uttered their safe word.

Burlew told police that she used the cord during their encounter and he passed out. She then used a razor blade to cut the man, an attempt to revive Ash. Burlew says she began cutting him more to “alleviate her stress from the situation,” court charging papers recount.

Burlew eventually called her mother to say her older lover, who went by “gothadelic” on social media, was dead.

In Facebook postings and YouTube clips, Burlew — with dark, heavily applied eye makeup, her hair dyed teal and blue and with piercings through her eyebrows, nose and lip — painted a grim picture of a confused, death-obsessed teen.

Burlew wrote songs with names like “Golden Age of Death” and “Poor Little Victims” and posted videos of her singing the dark lyrics on YouTube.

“She starts to decay from the demon that’s raised,” the girl warbles in an off-key voice. “It takes away the demon that lays. And now she decays.”

Another hearing is set for March.


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