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Crime Suspected Potomac River Rapist Arrested After 29 Years: Police

14:52  15 november  2019
14:52  15 november  2019 Source:   patch.com

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The Potomac River Rapist allegedly killed a D.C. intern and raped nine other women over the course of seven years in the 1990s in the D.C. area. According to the FBI, the suspect ’s last victim was 29 - year -old Christine Mirzayan, who was killed in the summer of 1998 while walking home from a

suspected to be the “ Potomac River Rapist ” has been arrested after almost 30 years of hiding. Police said they were able to make the arrest from matches in those databases of family members. One of the rapist ’s notable victims includes Christine Mirzayan, who was 29 years old in 1998 when

GEORGETOWN, DC — After nearly 30 years on the run, the Potomac River Rapist has been arrested, according to authorities.

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During a press conference on Thursday, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham announced that Giles Daniel Warrick, 60, was arrested by police in South Carolina. Warrick is accused of murdering an intern and raping multiple other women in D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland, between 1991 and 1998.

Newsham said DNA evidence linked Warrick to the attacks. According to booking records, Warrick was arrested on Tuesday and is currently being held in a Horry County, South Carolina, prison.

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The man known as the " Potomac River Rapist " is in police custody after nearly 30 years on the run, sources tell WTOP. Police and the FBI say the Giles Warrick, 60, of Conway, South Carolina, has been arrested by police and charged in connection with a series of attacks that began in 1991, and

The FBI and Washington, D.C. police have arrested a suspect known as the “ Potomac River Rapist ” whom they've been searching for since the 1990s. Warrick is suspected of killing 29 - year -old Christine Mirzayan in the summer of 1998 as she walked home from a cookout in Georgetown, D.C

Warrick's arrest possibly signals the end to a decades-old cold case that has baffled investigators and terrorized the D.C. metro area. A task force — consisting of the Montgomery County Police Department, the Metropolitan Police Department, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney's Office in D.C. — was created to catch the murderer and serial rapist.

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Most of the attacks were similar in nature.

"The rapist used a blitz attack, surprising his victims with force — sometimes wielding a knife or screwdriver — and throwing a blanket or towel over their heads," said Capt. David Gillespie of the Montgomery County Police Department. "He often stalked his targets, breaking into their homes and waiting, sometimes for hours, for them to come home."

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Public Safety. Police arrest alleged ‘ Potomac River Rapist ’ in South Carolina. The arrest could end one of the areas most notorious cases that has long vexed investigators and frustrated victims and their families. Police would not discuss what led them to the suspect after all these years .

Public Safety. Police arrest alleged ‘ Potomac River Rapist ’ in South Carolina. Giles Warrick, 60, is implicated in the “ Potomac River Rapist ” assaults in Maryland and the District, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition they not be named to discuss the case ahead of its official.

Eight of those nine attacks occurred in Montgomery County. The last known attack, which took place in Georgetown on Aug. 1, 1998, was a murder. Christine Mirzayan, a 29-year-old intern, was attacked and murdered in the 3600 block of Canal Rd. while walking to her home.

"I can't begin to imagine what the families have suffered over these 29 years — the Mirzayanfamily, all of the victims of this person's sexual assaults," Newsham said Thursday.

Joining him at the press conference were multiple law enforcement officials, including Marcus Jones — Montgomery County's new police chief.

"When you get to the place (where) you've been investigating the case literally for almost 30 years...and then you have a really good lead that then takes you to a place (where) you really start to feel that you have the person that's responsible for that, and then to be able to collect that DNA and have that match, it just brings great closure," Jones said.

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