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July 30, 2014 at 2:04 PM

Idaho rape trial delayed after jury pool fails to show

The Associated Press LEWISTON, Idaho — The trial for a 19-year-old Idaho man charged with rape has been delayed for five months after nearly half of 80 potential jurors failed to show up for selection. Nez Perce County Deputy Prosecutor April Smith says only 42 people showed up at the courthouse Monday for Peter H. Bakker’s trial. The Lewiston Tribune…

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July 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Richland man pleads guilty to raping, killing baby

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — A Richland man pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping and killing his girlfriend’s 9-month-old baby. Prosecutors are recommending a 40-year prison sentence when 37-year-old Jose Luis Aguilar is sentenced in Benton County Superior Court. The Tri-City Herald reports he pleaded guilty to first-degree rape of a child and second-degree murder in the death in…

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July 10, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Rape suspect deported from Washington to Samoa

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A man accused of child rape in Samoa has been deported after nearly a year in custody at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Seattle says the 37-year-old, Vaiaoga Leatuvao, came to the United States in September 2012. After a warrant was issued in Samoa…

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July 3, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Rape charge dismissed against former Microsoft manager

A second-degree rape charge filed a year ago against a former Microsoft senior program manager has been dismissed by the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. A notice of dismissal filed today indicates “evidentiary considerations not known at the time of filing” the charge as the reason for the dismissal of the charge against Vineet Kumar Srivastava. Dan Donohoe,…

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June 4, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Suspect in brutal White Center rape arrested in Oklahoma

A 25-year-old Oklahoma man has been charged with first-degree rape and first-degree assault in connection with the rape and beating of a 58-year-old Auburn woman he met in March while visiting the Seattle area, according to King County prosecutors. Christopher Anthony Brown, a felon whose DNA was previously entered into a national database, was arrested by Oklahoma…

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May 19, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Timeline of the Danford Grant case

2012 Aug. 28: A massage therapist is sexually assaulted at knifepoint at a Bellevue massage parlor by a man who had a scheduled appointment. The victim said the attacker was a past client, but his identity is unknown, according to police. Sept. 24: A man later identified as Danford Grant is chased down by employees and…

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May 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Attorney Danford Grant sentenced to 25 years for series of rapes

Seattle attorney Danford Grant was sentenced this morning to 25 years in prison for raping five massage therapists. During his sentencing hearing in King County Superior Court, Grant apologized to the victims and their families. “I want to use this opportunity to acknowledge I have committed wrong and to express my deep regret for the emotional pain that…

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May 7, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Timeline of Danford Grant case

2012 Aug. 28: A massage therapist is sexually assaulted at knifepoint at a Bellevue massage parlor by a man who had a scheduled appointment. The victim said the attacker was a past client, but his identity is unknown, according to police. Sept. 24: A man later identified as Danford Grant is chased down by employees and More

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May 7, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Attorney pleads guilty to 5 reduced charges of third-degree rape

Seattle attorney Danford Grant avoided trial by pleading guilty to five counts of third-degree rape this morning in King County Superior Court for sexual attacks on five different women. He also pleaded guilty to one charge of first-degree burglary. Grant faces 25 years in prison, 5 years for each rape, when he is sentenced May 19….

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May 5, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Prosecutors drop 4 charges against Seattle attorney accused of rapes

A Seattle attorney pending trial in connection with a string of sexual attacks on Asian massage therapists will face five, not nine, felony counts. This morning, the King County Prosecutor’s Office announced they have dismissed four counts filed against Danford Grant. The charges dropped are one count of first-degree rape, two counts of second-degree rape and one count…

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