DNA identifies Amarillo man in home invasion sexual assault
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:53:12 GMT —
marillo Police filed five felony charges against a Amarillo man in connection with a February home invasion.
After months of testing and verifying testing results APD presented enough evidence that the Randall County District Attorney office is bringing five felony charges against Larry Donnell Wilson, 22, of Amarillo.
The counts against Wilson are two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault and one count of Aggravated Assault.
In February officers were called to a Southwest residence on a home invasion robbery that had occurred. The victims described three black males armed with pistols demanded money from the couple.
Wilson is accused of separating the female in a bedroom of the home and sexually assaulted her and hit her twice with the pistol.
Wilson also stole $200 from the female victims purse. The other suspects took $400 in cash from the male victim.
The suspects left in an unknown vehicle.
The victims called the police and made their statements. The female victim was taken to a local hospital where medical professionals collected evidence of the sexual assault.
Investigators submitted the DNA evidence to the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) and did receive a positive return.
Wilson was being held in the Wheeler Unit of TDCJ, where he as served a search warrant for his DNA.
Wilson has also been known to go by Laray Donnell Wilson or Laray Donell Wilson.
Supplemental reports narrowed down the results to 83.22 million to 1 that Wilson cannot be excluded from being a suspect.
The case is still under investigation and the other two suspects have not been identified.
If you have any information on this case, call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400, or submit a tip on-line at amapolice.org.