East Coast Rapist
Authorities say the Connecticut suspect known as the “East Coast Rapist” in a series of attacks on women along the East Coast is now a suspect in another assault.
A New Haven man awaiting trial in a series of rapes and other attacks along the East Coast has pleaded not guilty to a minor larceny charge over theft of a bicycle.
Two law enforcement officials say a Connecticut man suspected of rapes along the East Coast since 1997 told investigators he began committing sexual offenses six years before that.
A grand jury in Loudoun County has indicted the man that police believe is the East Coast Rapist, responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women since 1997.
A man who lived a Jekyll-and-Hyde lifestyle as he sexually assaulted women from Virginia to Rhode Island over 12 years asked, “Why haven’t you picked me up sooner?” when he was arrested last week, a prosecutor said Monday in court.
Federal and local authorities said they arrested a suspect Friday in the so-called East Coast Rapist case for attacks on at least 17 women in Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island and Virginia.
An investigator says a campaign to catch the so-called East Coast Rapist by using electronic billboards and a web page is generating “very interesting leads.”
The FBI and local police from several states are launching a new effort to catch the so-called East Coast Rapist, believed responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women since 1997.