Steven Ray Hessler has actually shown up in a law court on fees of rape. The male, currently 59, intimidated Shelby County, Tennessee, in the 1980s.
The method operandi was constantly the exact same. With his face concealed behind a mask or tights, he would certainly burglarize a home in the center of the evening with a weapon or a blade.
Then he would certainly get up his target, defeated her and also connect her up prior to raping her with unmatched physical violence. Steven Ray Hessler was energetic in between 1982 and also 1985 and afterwards quickly quit his criminal offenses.
He eliminated an overall of 10 targets, consisting of a 16-year-old woman, 7 females and also 2 males. One of them was a previous Marine whom he cuffed, suffocated and also defeated with a weapon, leaving him in a coma for months.
For 35 years, the charged was never ever billed. It had not been up until 2020 that his DNA was discovered on a water expense envelope he had actually licked.
It matched the DNA discovered at the scene of his last well-known criminal activity on August 17, 1985. At his house, cops found 30 sets of females’s underclothing.
Examination of his computer systems disclosed that he had actually adhered to 2 of his targets online and also published an image of where among them lived.
Steven Ray Hessler was punished today to 650 years behind bars.