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Sunday, November 21, 2010

[WA] DOC Officer Cornelius Davis accused of lethal armed attack on wife

At home: Sex attack on wife alleged
Jeremy Pawloski
November 19, 2010
[Excerpts] A corrections officer at the prison in Shelton was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of trying to rape his wife at gunpoint after he confronted her about alleged infidelity, court papers state. Cornelius Davis, 54, a state Department of Corrections employee since 1994, was being held Thursday at the Thurston County Jail on suspicion of attempted first-degree rape while armed with a deadly weapon and felony harassment, court papers state. His bail was set at $5,000, a jail official said... When deputies arrived, they arrested Davis, who denied using a firearm. He said his wife had run outside the house naked when he threatened her. A deputy found a .25-caliber handgun inside the residence that the deputy said “had obviously been handled recently”... [Full article here]
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