Wednesday, May 15, 2013

First Slice 5/15/13: Atlanta Police charge suspect in 26-year-old 'maintenance man' rape cases

Posted By on Wed, May 15, 2013 at 8:15 AM

Atlanta Police say they have solved cold cases for five different "maintenance man" rapes that happened between 1986 and 1987. The suspect, 61-year-old Daniel Wade, is currently serving time for an unrelated charge in a Kentucky federal prison. Authorities think he could be responsible for upwards of 29 metro Atlanta rapes.

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