A man in Oklahoma has been found guilty of launching a violent attack at a 69-year-old woman in her own home.
Oklahoma City Police arrived at a home close to N.E. 23rd and Prospect having received the report of an attack ongoing at a time in June 2019.
Following their arrival, they found Rodney Arnold in the home’s living room.
Arnold who was on the ground at the time began to shout he had done nothing several times. The police ordered him to show his hands and get up, body camera footage revealed.
Contrary to the 69-year-old victim’s statement, the suspect alleged that he and the victim were in a relationship.
According to an affidavit of a probable cause, the victim had welcomed an offer from Arnold to help her carry an item of furniture.
The affidavit stated that the woman had only agreed that Arnold dropped the furniture outside her home but Arnold went after her with a knife into the home, pinned her and sexually assaulted her.
Arnold was taken into custody on the account of assault and battery, kidnapping and rape amongst other charges.
In recent past, Arnold was adjudged guilty of several charges which include first-degree burglary, attempted forcible oral sodomy, assault and battery with a harmful weapon, kidnapping and two counts of first-degree rape.
For all counts, the suspect got a two life sentence without parole in addition to 105 years.