By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

York County DA: Man convicted of raping mentally disabled person affirmed by Pennsylvania Superior Court

York County DA: Man convicted of raping mentally disabled person affirmed by Pennsylvania Superior Court

York, PA

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has affirmed the conviction of 53 year old Santos Diaz.  Diaz was convicted following a jury trial in September 2017 of Rape of a Mentally Disabled Person, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse of a Mentally Disabled Person and Sexual Assault and, later,  sentenced to 18 to 36 years in state prison.

York County District Attorney Dave Sunday released a statement saying, “I would like to recognize Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Zamkotowicz for his advocacy throughout the appellate process, as well as trial counsel Teresa Jauregui and the York City Police Department. Outstanding work by all involved.”

 

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