Serial Rapist Identified Using Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

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Mesa Valley, Arizona Police Department arrest East Valley Rapist 22 years after first offense.

The man who came to be known as the East Valley Rapist terrorized the residents of Cochise County from 1999-2001. Eight women, each connected by similar suspect behavior and three women, connected by DNA evidence, were assaulted in their homes by an unknown assailant.

In February 2021, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) identified John Daly III as a suspect. He was booked on four counts of sexual assault, three counts kidnapping, three counts burglary and three counts sexual abuse.

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