CHARLOTTE (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrested a 56-year-aged man for breaking into a Simmons Avenue residence 32 years in the past and raping a then 19-calendar year-aged woman.
In accordance to investigators, Johnny Evans Jr. was determined as the suspect by a DNA match. Investigators say through the early morning hrs of August 27, 1989, Evans broke into the dwelling, sexually assaulted the woman, and ransacked the property before leaving.
The woman target called 911 and was addressed at the medical center the place DNA proof was gathered. The DNA was to begin with examined in 1990.
Evans was billed with first-degree burglary and two counts of first-degree rape. He was positioned and arrested Monday with out incident.
The investigation into the circumstance is nonetheless ongoing. Anybody with information about this situation or other cases is requested to phone 911 or depart the data anonymously with the CMPD Criminal offense Stoppers suggestion line at (704) 334-1600 or simply click here.