A person in California who tried in charge his twin brother for the historic rapes of a nine-year-old lady and a jogger has been sentenced to 140 years in jail.
Kevin Konther, 58, was convicted again in February of two counts of rape and a number of different costs, one in all which concerned the sexual assault of a 12-year-old sufferer, in keeping with the Orange County district legal professional’s workplace.
Police arrested Konther, and his twin brother, in 2019 after DNA know-how related them to the 1995 rape of a nine-year-old lady who was strolling dwelling after shopping for college provides, and one other in 1998 of a 32-year-old jogger.
Konther grabbed the runner and lined her mouth after leaping out of the bushes sporting nothing however a pair of sneakers, the legal professional’s workplace stated.
The twins had been each arrested as they share the identical DNA, however recorded conversations between the pair revealed “a number of incriminating statements made by Konther, together with admissions that he carried out the crimes,” in keeping with the legal professional’s workplace.
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A choose on Monday sentenced Konther to 140 years to life in jail, prosecutors stated, whereas his twin brother has not been charged.
“DNA was the lynchpin that gave that monster a reputation – and that identify is Kevin Konther,” Todd Spitzer, a lawyer within the county, stated.
“The relentless pursuit of justice by the Orange County Sheriff’s Division and the Orange County District Legal professional’s Workplace has ensured that one other monster who preys on younger ladies and younger girls won’t ever be free to leap out of the bushes once more.”