Timothy Gilbert was charged Sunday with five counts of armed criminal action, kidnapping, forcible rape, attempted forcible sodomy, sexual abuse and two counts of stealing under $500.
It didn’t take a St. Louis County jury long to find a North County man guilty of raping and robbing a 79-year old woman.
A man awaiting trial for the sexual assault of a child in 2008 has been found guilty in the 2011 rape of an 82-year-old woman.
Police say that late on a June night, 24-year-old Dary McCoy posed as a repairman to get into an elderly woman’s north St. Louis County apartment.
Poplar Bluff Police officers and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers chasing a rape suspect quickly got more than they bargained for Thursday.
Man facing several charges being held on $500,000 bond.
Leland Hughes and Shawn Borders, both 21, face 44 charges between them, including burglary, robbery, kidnapping, rape and armed criminal action.
The arrests followed a police pursuit that ended in north St. Louis County.
The woman’s attorney, Ken Vuylsteke, says she was in her late 30s in 2010 when she spent several months at Castlewood for an eating disorder.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill on Monday launched a Halloween-week ad casting her Republican challenger Todd Akin as “scary” because of his remarks about “legitimate rape.” Akin, meanwhile, is gaining some outside help in his quest to oust Missouri’s senior senator.