The statute of limitations has expired in cases relating to an illegal immigrant linked to several rapes via DNA.
From The NY Post:
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A violent illegal immigrant who repeatedly snuck into the US has now been linked to a slew of rapes in The Bronx and Westchester County — but there’s nothing authorities can do about it.
That’s because the statutes of limitations on the rapes expired by the time the suspect’s DNA was tested, likely thanks to a backlog in cases, law-enforcement sources told The Post.
“We can’t go back and charge him — it’s screwed up,” a frustrated source said.
Adding to the mess, the victims “might never, ever know his identity’’ because the cases are now considered closed, the source added.
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