Denver man, 50, is charged with raping four women after offering them rides home from bars

Mail Online | 1/30/2019 | Snejana Farberov For
hoppers911 (Posted by) Level 4
Click For Photo:

A Denver man has been arrested for allegedly raping four women, whom police say he targeted by offering them ride home from local bars over the span of nearly two years.

Byron Whitehorn, 50, has been charged with four counts of felony sex assault, and police in Denver are trying to determine if there were more victims.

Press - Release - Denver - District - Attorney

According to a press release from the Denver District Attorney's Office, on four separate occasions between April 2017 and December 2018, Whitehorn approached young women outside drinking establishments in the LoDo neighborhood and offered to take them home.

He would then sexually assault them in his 2005 Audi A4 sedan before ultimately taking them to their destination, the statement read.

DNA - Evidence - Attack - December - Evidence

DNA evidence collected from the most recent attack on December 14, 2018, was found to match evidence in three previous rapes.

According to Whitethorn’s arrest warrant cited by 9News, shortly before 1am on December 14, a woman exited the Ginn Mill on Larimer Street, where she had been drinking with her roommate, who stayed at the bar.

Victim - Uber - Home - Car - Officials

The victim ordered an Uber to pick her up and take her home, but before the ride-sharing car arrived, officials say Whitehorn pulled over and asked the woman if she needed help.

The warrant states the woman told Whitehorn she was waiting for her Uber, at which point the man took away her phone, cancelled the service and offered to take her home himself.

Document - Victim - Night

According to the document, the victim said she was drunk and does not remember much of what happened that night.

At some point, however, the victim said she woke up to find Whitehorn raping...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Don't panic!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!