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New Trial Set For Detroit Man In Rape, Murder Of 5-Year-Old Girl

Cheatham is charged with first-degree murder, torture, arson and other crimes in the death of Mariah Smith.

CBS Detroit–08/01/2014

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Plea Deal For Michigan Man Who Shot Daughter’s Suspected Rapist

A Saginaw County Circuit Judge says she plans to issue a minimum sentence of 8 years, 4 months for manslaughter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2014

Darnell Cheatham. (Booking photo)

Detroit Man Headed To Trial In Murder, Rape Of 5-Year-Old Girl

A trial is scheduled to begin in the case of a Detroit man accused of abducting, raping and killing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old niece.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014

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Gov. Snyder OKs Rules For Testing Rape-Evidence Kits

The law is a result of the 2009 discovery of more than 11,000 untested sexual assault kits recovered from a Detroit police storage facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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DNA Clears Man In Prison For Rape, Other Crimes

Lawyers say DNA tests exclude him and point to another man in a 2006 attack on a woman.

CBS Detroit–06/20/2014

Roderick Neely (Booking Photo)

Detroit Man Found Not Guilty In ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Case

A Detroit man charged in the kidnapping and torture of a woman who was beaten and burned with a blowtorch has been acquitted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2014

Carlos Love (Booking Photo)

Man Charged In Rape Faces Detroit Arson Hearing

A man charged in connection with a gang rape reported just prior to a blaze that gutted a 42-unit apartment building faces an arson charge in a separate fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

Higinio Rivera III (Booking Photo)

Iraq War Veteran Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Girl Jailed On $1M Bond

The 10-year-old girl’s parents told investigators they were awakened early Saturday at their home near Charlotte by her screaming.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Woman Gets 1 Year Behind Bars In Cancer Scam Case

A Michigan woman who pleaded no contest to pulling off a cancer scam has been sentenced to one year in jail that will be served at the same time as another prison sentence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

Roderick Neely (Booking Photo)

Accused ‘Blow Torch Rapist’ Held Without Bond In Attack On Detroit Woman

A 23-year-old man has been arraigned on torture and attempted rape charges following an attack on a Detroit woman who he allegedly burned with a blow torch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

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