Robert Berchtold

Robert Berchtold was a Famous American truck driver and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and he was also a convicted crime suspect, who has kidnapped multiple times and r*ped a too young girl Jan Broberg in the 1970s, he was a charismatic, obsessed family “friend.” Of Jan Broberg’s family. On October 6, 2022 Peacock brought a new Drama series TV show called A Friend of the Family, which is based on Jan Broberg’s life story. Robert Berchtold Wikipedia page is not there on google, if you want to know about Robert Berchtold biography Easily, then we have created a Robert Berchtold wiki page and also added about Robert Berchtold age, wife, career and more.

Robert Berchtold
Robert Berchtold

Who is Robert Berchtold?

Robert Berchtold was a Famous American truck driver and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and he was also a convicted crime suspect, who has kidnapped multiple times and r*ped a too young girl Jan Broberg in the 1970s, he was a charismatic, obsessed family “friend.” Of Jan Broberg’s family. On October 6, 2022 Peacock brought a new Drama series TV show called A Friend of the Family, which is based on Jan Broberg’s life story. In the seore his character is played by Jake Lacy. 

What happened to Jan Broberg

The story is set in between 1972 and 1976, where a charismatic, obsessed family neighbor and a friend Robert Berchtold entered in Broberg’s family where Bob and Mary Ann Broberg and their three daughters Jan Broberg, Karen and Susan Broberg were living and Robert Berchtold was not a good guy as per sources he had dirty relationship with his aunt when he was four. Now in the story Robert Berchtold had a bad feeling for Jan Broberg who was 12 years old. The two families first met at a church service, they had a feeling that both families are made in Heaven. The kids played together; the parents enjoyed each other’s company. Jan Broberg started thinking of him as a second father and he also treated her nicely to win her trust, he used to give her gifts and all and also started inviting her on several trips. 

Robert Berchtold then started his dirty planning as he started flirting with Mary Ann Broberg, and started inviting her on a Church retreat in Logan, Utah. As per Mary Ann Broberg she said they “got a little too cozy” and the first seeds of what would eventually grow into an affair were planted”.

Robert Berchtold also went on a drive with Bob Broberg where he complained about his personal life with his wife and expressed that his needs aren’t being met. Robert Berchtold trapped Bob Broberg in his plans started their relationship in order to have access to Jan,” after that Robert Berchtold was involved with another young women and for that he had faced many legal problems at the High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints after that he met with a counselor and a clinical psychologist to, he said, help overcome his obsession with Jan and after that he explained everything to bob and after that he requested bob to get over his obsession he needed to sleep in Jan’s bed, first he refused to do that but later agreed after Mary agreed. 

After that one day Robert Berchtold picked Jan up from piano lessons and drugged her, Robert Berchtold dragged the unconscious child into his motorhome, tied her wrists and ankles to his bed with straps, and set up a small device to play a recording to show her and The recording was a “message” from two aliens named Zeta and Zethra, telling Jan that she was half alien and needed to complete “a mission” to have a baby with Berchtold before her 16th birthday, it was just to fool Jan to get into relationship with her but she didn’t know it at first and she believed that as she was a 12 years old child. After that Robert Berchtold drove his motorhome to Mexico, where the minimum age requirement for marriage was only 12 years old and continually r*ped Jan and  married Jan Broberg in Mazatlàn, and 35 days after the kidnapping, called his brother, Joe, and asked him to contact Jan’s father and mother Bob and Mary Ann to get their blessing to return home with Jan and be wed in the United States. After that Bob Broberg and Mary Ann Broberg refused and after that agreed Robert Berchtold returned home with Jan and things somehow went back to normal without any charges pressed. Afterward, Robert Berchtold blackmailed Bob Broberg and Mary Ann Broberg over their lives by ensnaring both of the Brobergs in a deep relationship.

After that Mary Ann took Jan Broberg back to see a physician who reported that they couldn’t see “any signs of trauma.” To the Jan Broberg, this meant their daughter had not been r*ped by Robert Berchtold, but he actually did with Jan Broberg’s consent as she believed it was her mission to do that Jan Broberg was feared that she would have no way of completing the “alien’s” mission.

And before Jan Broberg and Robert Berchtold were separated, Robert Berchtold again fooled Jan that the aliens had contacted him with instructions for Jan Broberg not to speak of the mission or to have contact with any other men or with her parents. If she did her dad would be killed, her sister Karen made blind, and Susan taken in her stead by the aliens. After that Gail Berchtold also started blackmailing Broberg’s family inorder to protect her husband Robert Berchtold. After that Mary Ann also got into a relationship with Rodert, Rodert trapped her in his sweet talking and he said all that to her husband Bob and Bob knew that was for their daughter. 

After that Robert Berchtold moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where he bought a family fun center and then Jan Broberg begged her parents to let her work with Robert Berchtold for the summer but they refused and later Jan Broberg threatened her parents that if they don’t let her to go to Robert then she will find her own way there, then Mary Ann bought her a plane ticket and sent her to Berchtold. Then Jan Broberg stayed in Jackson Hole with Robert for two weeks, and they continued the mission. After that Jan Broberg returned home, but only briefly.

On Aug. 10, 1976, she disappeared again with the help of Robert and later he started ignoring her and then Her 16th birthday came and went, and when she woke up the next morning to see that everything was fine, she knew the aliens were not real and she understood everything about Roberts lies and after that Mary Ann written a book on What happened in their life called Stolen Innocence: The Jan Broberg Story, and published it and later they heard from him again after that Robert tried to claim that the book is fake and the family is lying inorder to make profit and after that Jan Broberg filed a case against him after he was arrested at one of her speaking engagements and at the court when Jan and Robert saw each other again, she told him, “My goal, Mr. Berchtold, is to educate the public about predators like you. That is my goal.” After that Robert Berchtold was charged with life in prison, but rather than face life behind bars, he drank a bottle of heart medication with Kahlúa and milk and ended his life by suicide on 11 November 2005, at Bunkerville, Nevada, United States.

As per reports Robert Berchtold Nationality is American, and Robert Berchtold’s ethnicity is Indian and Robert Berchtold’s religion is Christianity and as per Robert Berchtold birthday Robert Berchtold born in 7 February 1936, and as per her birth date she is 69 years old and Robert Berchtold was born in Tremonton, Utah, United States. 

Robert Berchtold Wiki/Biography, Bio, Birthday, Date Of Birth

Full NameRobert Berchtold
Nick NameNot Known
Popular AsRobert Berchtold
Birthday7 February
Date Of Birth7 February 1936
Age69 Years Old.
BirthplaceTremonton, Utah, United States
HometownTremonton, Utah, United States
NationalityAmerican
Professiontruck driver and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War
Zodiac signNot Known

Robert Berchtold Height & Weight (Physical Stats)

Height In Inches: 5’10 approx.

 

In Centimeters: 178 cm

In Meters: 1.78 m

Weight In Kg: 70 kg approx. 

 

In Pounds:154 lbs

Eye ColorBrown
Hair Color Brown

Robert Berchtold Parents and Siblings

Father NameLenard N Berchtold 
Mother NameLucille Berchtold
Siblings Brother; Tony Scott Berchtold, Mark Melvin Berchtold Sister: Moana Berchtold Jensen, 

Robert Berchtold Wife & Children

Robert Berchtold marital status was married. Robert Berchtold married his wife, Deanna and the couple had Children James Berchtold, Joseph Berchtold, Jeff Berchtold, Jerry Berchtold, Jill Scott.

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Marital StatusMarried
Wife Deanna
Children  Children: James Berchtold, Joseph Berchtold, Jeff Berchtold, Jerry Berchtold, Jill Scott

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