Another victim tied to serial rapist
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says another attack has been tied to the suspected serial rapist, now potentially linked to 5 sexual assaults over the past few months in Marion and Alachua Counties. Detectives leading the investigation held a news conference this morning with more information on the latest attack and prior cases. WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Ocala Police Department, Gainesville Police Department and Florida Department of Law Enforcement are teaming up for the investigation.
Photo: A composite sketch released by the Ocala Police Department showing the suspects image and a tattoo on his left forearm
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