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Published: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 2:07 p.m.

Man sentenced to 22 years for 2 rapes in state

SEATTLE -- A man who pleaded guilty to raping an 80-year-old suburban Seattle woman and a disabled woman in Bellingham has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
The Seattle Times reported that 26-year-old Moses Kelly was linked to the attacks because his DNA was on file from a prior arrest for a carjacking in California. He was sentenced Friday in King County Superior Court.
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said in a statement that the case shows "what a powerful tool DNA upon arrest can be."
The elderly woman was attacked in Kirkland last Oct. 25. The Bellingham rape occurred two weeks before that.
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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com

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