Man Given Life for Abduction, Rape of SMU Coed

Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010  |  Updated 9:45 AM CDT
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Man Given Life for Abduction, Rape of SMU Coed

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Branford man going to jail for crash that killed his half brother.

A man convicted in the 2009 abduction and rape of a Southern Methodist University foreign exchange student has been sentenced to life in prison.

A jury in Dallas last week convicted 28-year-old Arturo Arevalo. He was sentenced Monday by a judge.

DNA evidence tied Arevalo to the attack on the now-21-year-old woman. Investigators say she was grabbed by three men while leaving a party.

One co-defendant pleaded guilty and testified against Arevalo. The other man awaits trial.

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