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Conn. man charged with 2004 Md. rape

A Connecticut man has been arrested after DNA linked him to a 2004 rape in Howard County.

Police in Howard say 30-year-old Gary Sental Taylor of Norwalk, Conn., faces first- and second-degree rape charges in an attack on a woman in a laundry room at the Grande Point Apartments in Columbia.

DNA evidence did not match a profile in a national database at the time, but police say the match to Taylor's was detected about six years later.

Taylor's DNA was collected in 2008, after his release from an 18-month stint in jail for a 2007 child endangerment felony conviction, and recently entered into a national database.

Taylor was arrested last month at his job at a fitness center in Connecticut and extradited to Maryland last week. He is being held without bond.

-- Associated Press

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 16, 2010; 8:11 AM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation , Howard , Sex Crimes  
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I can see the arrest in my head now...

Here he is, all ripped and what not, ackin' like a big man at the fitness club sweatin' 40 yr old MILEs...

Looked up at the force with cuffs and was like 'Dahhhhh...'

Posted by: Capsheaf | June 16, 2010 2:42 PM | Report abuse

perp needs some serious man-love in the joint ...... like 20+ years worth....

Posted by: kglkgl06 | June 16, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

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