The Crime Scene - To Serve and Inform

Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Levy defendant assaulted witness: Prosecutors

One of the government's key witnesses in its case against the man charged in the kidnapping and slaying of federal intern Chandra Levy was sexually assaulted by the defendant while the two were in prison, prosecutors told a D.C. Superior Court judge Monday.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Amanda Haines said Ingmar Guandique sexually assaulted a witness who will testify that Guandique admitted committing a "murder" in Washington, D.C., by grabbing a woman and then torturing and killing her.

Guandique then allegedly told the inmate that he "tied her down" and then "hog-tied" her before the sexual assault, Haines said.

Haines did not say whether Guandique mentioned Levy by name to the inmate.

Read the full story on washingtonpost.com.

By Washington Post Editors  | September 29, 2010; 10:41 PM ET
Categories:  Updates, The District, Keith L. Alexander, From the Courthouse, Chandra Levy  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Priest pleads guilty to molesting girl
Next: DUI arrest in Ill. police parking lot

No comments have been posted to this entry.

Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company