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Good Leads, Still No Suspects in FBI Search for “Potomac River Rapist” in D.C. Area


Sketch of Potomac River Rapist/fbi

By Danny Fenster

It’s been more than a month since the FBI began publicly seeking a man dubbed “The Potomac River Rapist”, who suspected in a series of sexual assaults and a slaying in the D.C. area, reports [2] the Associated Press, and, despite “multiple good leads and tips,” the bureau has not identified a suspect yet.

Investigators have met with a few men, according to the AP, and some have even volunteered DNA samples, yet still there are no suspects.

“We’re continuing to get very strong tips and good phone calls — and that’s all law enforcement, not just FBI,”  said Lindsay Godwin, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s Washington field office. She said that analysis is ongoing.

A website and digital billboards went up around the end of December along the East Coast seeking tips about a man believed to be connected to nine sexual attacks between 1991 and 1998, according to AP.

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