Serial Rapist Hoped DNA Would Clear His Name -- Instead, it Linked Him to Another Rape

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Timothy Boles thought DNA would clear his name -- but it didn't; it just linked him to another rape.
Convicted serial rapist Timothy Boles thought petitioning authorities to test his DNA would clear him of one of the four sexual assaults of which he's been convicted. Not only didn't the testing clear Boles' name, his DNA linked him to yet another rape.

Oops.

Boles was convicted in 1993 of multiple charges stemming from the sexual assaults of four young girls. He would attack girls as young as 10 as they slept in their beds.

With the help of the Arizona Justice Project, Boles thought having his DNA tested would clear him of one of the rapes -- but it didn't; it just re-affirmed his guilt as his DNA matched DNA found on the victim of the 1988 attack.

Simultaneously, the Phoenix Police Department's Cold Case Unit was using
federal grant money to check DNA of convicted criminals against DNA
recovered from unsolved crime scenes. Guess what they found out -- not
only was Boles guilty of the rape of which he claimed he was innocent,
but his DNA linked him to yet another rape, this one the 1991 sexual
assault of a 12-year-old girl.



Lindsay Herf, spokeswoman for the Arizona Justice Project, tells New Times
Boles applied to have the AJP look at his case as he was serving a life
sentence for the sexual assaults. She says they agreed to have a look
at the case because there were some lingering questions that could be answered by
applying modern DNA technology to evidence found at the scene.



The big concern for the AJP, she says, was the fact that the victim in
the case never got a good look at her attacker. More than 20 years
later, under a microscope, lab technicians did get a good look at
the man who attacked the girl (his DNA, anyway) -- and it was Boles. 

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11 comments
Buddy Revell
Buddy Revell

Is that another Gary Coleman? I thought that lil nigger was dead.

Kriscasey1901
Kriscasey1901

Hey asswipe, no call for language like that. What are you a member of John Birch? 

Buddy Revell
Buddy Revell

 your defending this nigger who is a criminal and rapo? he is a nigger. niggers dont work and commit crimes and either end up in prison or jail or die young. blacks go to work and dont commit crimes. there is a difference in a nigger and a black person. blacks sing and play blues and jazz music. niggers sing rap. even black stand up comic chris rock said in his HBO special that even he dont like a nigger. trust me niggers dont like white folks either. they are more racist than most whites are. go live back east and see for yourself.

Twinntrue55
Twinntrue55

go fuck urself and ur daugther cuz black people can do better than u any day all black people r better than u dont u see us taking over the world u fag

Buddy Revell
Buddy Revell

he y asswhipe there is no reason to use language like asswhipe

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

It's nice that he was willing to help. Remorse can be a wonderful thing, even when it's not in the bit intended...

US War Veteran
US War Veteran

LOL, Tommy dont you love it when criminals just admit to shit they did that you as a cop didnt even know about and were not investigating?    

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

 True story.... the only way it could be easier would be if he would handcuff himself and do the perp walk to jail...

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