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Another victim tied to serial rapist

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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.

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Photo: A composite sketch released by the Ocala Police Department showing the suspects image and a tattoo on his left forearm

 

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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