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Police: Rape suspect, freed due to virus, kills accuser

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

When the pandemic hit, his lawyers argued that he should be freed awaiting trial because the virus endangered inmates.
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Police: Virginia rape suspect, freed due to coronavirus, kills accuser

Police: Virginia rape suspect, freed due to coronavirus, kills accuser

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A rape suspect released from jail earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic allegedly killed his accuser last month, according to police in Virginia.
Ibraham Elkahlil Bouaichi, 33, was taken into custody on Wednesday.
Alexandria police officers saw the suspect in a car in Maryland. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, a chase began and Bouaichi crashed in Prince George's County.
The Washington Post reports he shot himself and was listed in grave condition on Thursday.
Bouaichi was indicted last year on rape, strangulation and abduction charges. The victim...
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