Man accused of attempting to kidnap Sonya Deville has been sentenced to 15 years in prison

In the summer of 2020, Phillip A. Thomas II was arrested for the attempted kidnapping of Sonya Deville. Shortly after the incident, Deville took a hiatus from WWE and eventually returned to the company. In early 2021, an expert was appointed by the judge in the case to evaluate Thomas’ mental state.

In an update on the legal case, reports that Thomas pleaded guilty to several charges which include attempted kidnapping, aggravated stalking, and armed burglary. As part of his plea agreement, Thomas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 15 years of probation.