GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - A man linked by DNA to a sex assault case almost a decade old has pleaded guilty.
Jorge Hurtado-Ruiz raped a woman near Colorado Avenue in 2000 then tried to kidnap her.
Police say they put DNA evidence into the CBI profiling system and got a match seven years later.
But it wasn’t until January of this year that authorities in Arizona picked him up on a warrant and extradited him to Grand Junction.
He’ll be sentenced in December.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus