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Police: Man confessed to raping trick-or-treaters

Police: Man accused as East Coast Rapist confessed to rapes of 2 trick-or-treaters in Va. By The Associated Press

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) ' The man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist confessed to police that he raped two teenage trick-or-treaters in Virginia in 2009, according to court testimony.

Authorities believe 40-year-old Aaron Thomas is responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women from Virginia to Connecticut over the span of a decade.

Thomas was in court Thursday in Manassas for a preliminary hearing. The three girls he allegedly abducted ' two of whom were raped ' testified in graphic detail about what occurred.



A police sergeant also testified that Thomas confessed to the Halloween rapes after he his arrest, but only after complaining that a police sketch failed to depict him properly.

The judge found Thomas competent to stand trial after a court-ordered evaluation concluded that he was faking insanity.


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