Maryland man convicted of raping woman in Kent Co. reportedly dead

William Reynolds, 45, Millington

A Millington, Maryland man was convicted on rape charges in Kent County, even though he may be dead.

According to the Delaware Department of Justice, 45-year-old William Reynolds, raped and assaulted a woman in her home in Clayton, in November 2016.

Reynolds was found guilty of five counts of first degree rape, one count of third degree rape and strangulation.

During jury deliberation and when the jury returned its verdict, Reynolds did not show up in court and was reportedly found dead, but identification has not been completed.

D.O.J. Investigator Pete Fraley and Social Worker Lorraine Freese helped with this case.

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