Suspect charged in cold case rape


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Submitted: Thu, 07/25/2013 - 9:21pm
Updated: Fri, 07/26/2013 - 3:55am
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BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for crimes that happened 17 years ago.

Paul Lee Oxendine is charged with attempted first degree rape, first degree sexual offense and breaking and entering.

The Sheriff’s Office and SBI used DNA evidence to solve the cold case from 1996.

Oxendine is in the Bladen County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

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3 Comments on "Suspect charged in cold case rape"


Guest1851658
2015 years 8 months ago

Statutes of limitations?

Spanky22
2015 years 8 months ago

There is none on a felony.

Guest2020
2015 years 8 months ago

First degree rape doesn’t have a statute of limitations. There are statutes of limitations for most felonies, but not for the very violent ones.