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Case # 13NF2420

Date: January 5, 2018

MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE FOR KIDNAPPING AND FORCIBLY RAPING 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL AND ATTEMPTING TO KIDNAP AND SEXUALLY ASSAULT THREE OTHER VICTIMS AGES 11 TO 16

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced to life in state prison without the possibility of parole today for kidnapping, forcibly raping, and sodomizing a 14-year-old girl and attempting to kidnap three other victims ages 11 to 16 with the intent to commit sex offenses.

Defendant

Charges

Sentence

Elias Omar Xicotencatl, 26, Anaheim  

Found guilty by a jury on Sept. 28, 2017, of the following felony counts:

  • Forcible rape
  • Sodomy by force
  • (3) Attempted kidnapping to commit a sex offense
  • Assault of a minor with intent to commit sexual offense

Sentencing Enhancement Allegations Found True

  • (2) Personal use of a deadly weapon
  • Aggravated kidnapping
  • Kidnapping
  • Tying and binding victim

Life in state prison without the possibility of parole

 

Register as a sex offender pursuant to PC 290

Circumstances of the Case

  • On March 31, 2011, Xicotencatl kidnapped 14-year-old Jane Doe 1, who was walking to Loara High School (LHS) in the city of Anaheim.
  • The defendant drove Jane Doe 1 to an unknown location, blindfolded and tied the victim’s hands and feet, then forcibly raped and sodomized her.
  •  During the morning of Nov. 9, 2012, as 11-year-old Jane Doe 2 and 12-year-old Jane Doe 3 were walking to Ball Junior High School in Anaheim, Xicotencatl attempted to kidnap the victims with the intent to commit a sex offense.
  • On July 13, 2013, the defendant attempted to kidnap 16-year-old Jane Doe 4 as she was walking to LHS for cross country practice. Xicotencatl assaulted the victim with the intent to commit a sex offense.
  • Anaheim Police Department investigated this case and arrested Xicotencatl on July 13, 2013.

Prosecutor: Deputy District Attorney Rick Zimmer, Sexual Assault Unit.

 



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