A North Texas man confessed to being the serial rapist who terrorized the Lake Highlands area last year. Today Cesar Benitez learned his fate. A judge sentenced Benitez to 85 years in prison.
The man who pleaded guilty to several rapes in Lake Highlands last year will soon learn his punishment. Cesar Benitez is expected to be sentenced on Friday in Dallas.
30-year old Cesar Benitez is accused in three sexual assaults that happened in the Lake Highlands area last year. He was arrested in April and Dallas Police say his DNA matched the attacker.
Investigators have been finding palm prints for decades. It was less than four years ago, though, the Texas Department of Public Safety created a searchable statewide database of them.
Although law enforcement worked as a team to capture the Lake Highlands serial rape suspect, it was one officer’s amazing memory that led to an arrest in the case.
A man accused of sexually assaulting three women in Dallas may have preyed on women in department stores months earlier.
A serial rape suspect is now behind bars, and residents in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas want to thank those police officers who worked on the case.
Dallas Police arrested a suspect on Tuesday who confessed to a string of sexual assaults in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas. Now, they have DNA confirmation that they have the right man.
Lake Highlands residents are breathing a sigh of relief, a day after Dallas police arrested the man they say is responsible for a string of sexual assaults in the area.