Police say DNA links man to 2011 Springfield rape
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Southwest Missouri authorities have charged a man with raping a woman nearly a year after he was ordered deported from the U.S.
Thirty-year-old David Baquedano-Martinez, of Honduras, was charged Thursday in Greene County with raping a Springfield woman in February 2011.
The Springfield News-Leader reported a federal judge issued an order for removal for Baquedano-Martnez in March 2010, but he was not removed until August 2011.
Documents said Baquedano-Martinez had re-entered the country after being deported. He was in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service in New York earlier this year when a DNA sample was taken. Authorities said the sample matched a rape kit swab taken after the woman was raped.
Online court records don't list a lawyer for Baquedano-Martinez, who's being held on a $250,000 bond.
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