WPB Police Identify Suspect in Sex Assault Case Involving Wrong Vehicle

first_imgDNA evidence submitted to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Serology Lab provided a match, as did a new sample which was submitted this week.Thompson was already in jail on unrelated charges when he was informed of the sexual assault charge. West Palm Beach Police have connected a 31-year-old man to a sexual assault that occurred last January following a mistaken car situation.On January 4, an unidentified woman was with family and friends in unincorporated West Palm Beach, according to police.After drinking alcohol, she used a smartphone car service, then got into the wrong vehicle.Police say the suspect, Eddie Lee Thompson, took the woman to a motel at 3911 Broadway Ave., where he sexually assaulted her.last_img

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