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Richland Deputies: Serial Rapist Suspect Arrested

8:22 PM, Oct 12, 2013   |    comments
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Denzil Jones

Richland County, SC (WLTX)- Richland County Deputies have arrested a man they say is a social dating website rapist.

Richland County Deputies announced the arrest of Denzil Jones, 28, who's charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct, and armed robbery.   

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that Richland County Sheriff's Department Investigators arrested Jones at his residence Friday after following up on leads. 

Lott says that Jones would solicit women from "Tagged," a social dating website. Deputies say Jones met three different women on three separate occasions in the areas of Joe Frazier Court and Smith Street where he then presented a handgun and sexually assaulted the victims, stealing an iPhone from one of his victims.       

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that if you may have been a victim of Jones to please contact the Richland County Sheriff's Department at (803) 576-3102

The Sheriff reminds us to exercise caution when using social dating websites -- for more tips and safety information please visit our website at www.rcsd.net.

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