Jeremy Taylor is accused of breaking into a girl’s house and raping her (Image: Hartselle PD)
A burglar broke into a girl’s house and put his terrified sufferer in a headlock earlier than raping her for an hour, police say. The rapist, who police say is 47 year-old Jeremy Taylor, allegedly broke into the lady’s house in Hartselle, Alabama, final month.
Taylor was arrested on Sunday, two days after police reportedly confirmed his DNA matched a pattern taken from the rape sufferer after the assault. It noticed the lady preparing for mattress after a bathe, solely to stroll into her room and be confronted by an unfamiliar man.
A police affidavit which recalled the sequence of occasions mentioned: ‘When she entered her bed room, she was confronted by an unknown male. She started screaming, however the unknown male positioned her in a headlock and instructed her he would put her to sleep if she wasn’t quiet.
‘Afterward, the unknown male raped her for about an hour. (She) was instructed to take a bathe, and when she obtained out of the bathe, she known as the police.’
Lieutenant Alan McDearmond, of Hartselle PD, instructed WAFF: ‘This was very traumatic for (the sufferer). Very, very traumatic. So I’m very proud we will shut it on her behalf. She has to stay with at the present time in and day trip.’
The rapist left a long-sleeved pullover within the lady’s house, and police shortly pinpointed serial burglar Taylor as a doable suspect.
His alleged sufferer contacted police once more after seeing a submit on Hartselle PD’s Fb web page from September 2019 that included Taylor’s mugshot, taken after a drug arrest.
She instructed detectives he was the person who raped her, with police then granted a warrant to gather DNA swabs from Taylor, Decatur Daily reported.
Taylor has been charged with first-degree rape, with bond set at $150,000 for that cost. If convicted, he could possibly be jailed for the remainder of his life.
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