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November 12, 1996 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid an expanding investigation into rape and sexual misconduct charges at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, Army officials disclosed Monday that they are conducting a strikingly similar--but unrelated--inquiry at a second training post, Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri.
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June 23, 2000 | Associated Press
On the day Armand Villasana faced a possible 40-year sentence for rape, he walked away a free man after coming up with DNA evidence that cast doubt on his guilt. Back in November, a jury took only two hours to convict the 46-year-old Villasana of raping and kidnapping a woman in 1998. But at his sentencing Wednesday, Villasana's new attorney was allowed to present DNA evidence he said proves authorities got the wrong man. Jamie Harman, a scientist from St.
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June 23, 2000 | Associated Press
On the day Armand Villasana faced a possible 40-year sentence for rape, he walked away a free man after coming up with DNA evidence that cast doubt on his guilt. Back in November, a jury took only two hours to convict the 46-year-old Villasana of raping and kidnapping a woman in 1998. But at his sentencing Wednesday, Villasana's new attorney was allowed to present DNA evidence he said proves authorities got the wrong man. Jamie Harman, a scientist from St.
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November 12, 1996 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid an expanding investigation into rape and sexual misconduct charges at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, Army officials disclosed Monday that they are conducting a strikingly similar--but unrelated--inquiry at a second training post, Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri.
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September 17, 1995 | Associated Press
A man was sentenced Friday to die by injection for beating a 10-year-old girl to death with a wooden bed slat when she fought off his attempts to rape her. Thomas Brooks, 28, killed Cassidy Senter in 1993 when she came over to visit a playmate at Brooks' sister's house. He hid the body in the basement for eight days, then dumped it in a trash-strewn alley, prosecutors said.
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September 17, 1995 | Associated Press
A man was sentenced Friday to die by injection for beating a 10-year-old girl to death with a wooden bed slat when she fought off his attempts to rape her. Thomas Brooks, 28, killed Cassidy Senter in 1993 when she came over to visit a playmate at Brooks' sister's house. He hid the body in the basement for eight days, then dumped it in a trash-strewn alley, prosecutors said.
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