The man who allegedly attacked convicted pedophile Jared Fogle in a Colorado prison last year says he does not regret brutally beating the disgraced Subway pitchman.
In a letter obtained by TMZ, Steve Nigg, 61, confessed to beating Fogle in the yard of the Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood, Colorado and explained why he launched the attack.
Nigg wrote that he was upset at the treatment that Fogle received in the prison from other convicted child sex offenders.
“Jared is their hero,” he said of the pedophiles in the prison. “You would not believe how arrogant Jared was. He hired bodyguards and the other child molesters looked at him as if he was a god.”
Nigg reportedly pummeled Fogle on January 29, 2016 and left him with a bloody nose, scratches on his neck, and a bruised face. Witnesses told TMZ that Nigg tackled Fogle to the ground and began repeatedly punching him in the face.
The alleged attacker has since reportedly been moved to an Oklahoma prison. In his letter, he said he spent time in solitary confinement due to the attack, and had lost commissary and email privileges.
Still, he wrote: “I have no regrets.”
Fogle pled guilty in October 2015 to one count of distribution and receipt of child pornography and one count of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. He is currently serving a 15-year sentence in a federal prison.
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