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Man arrested in 25-year rape case

WILMINGTON — Tuesday afternoon, Wilmington Police Department announced the arrest of a man connected to a rape case from 1996.

Sixty-year-old Timothy Iannone was charged with first degree rape and was apprehended by the US Marshals Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force in Monkey Junction. WPD noted in a release that DNA evidence tied Iannone to the case. A secured bond has been set at $1.5 million.

Iannone was a suspect in the 2008 Allison Foy case, but to date no arrests have been made.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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