Compton man charged in '08 cold case

COMPTON - A 22-year-old Palmdale man was charged last week in connection with a 2008 sexual assault cold case, the District Attorney's office announced.Paul Lorenzo Madry is accused of attacking a woman during the early evening hours of Nov. 25 as she walked between the Compton Courthouse and a parking structure. Madry was identified as a suspect two years later when he was convicted of misdemeanor burglary. His DNA matched a sample included in a federal database. Madry was charged with one count each of kidnapping to commit another crime, forcible rape and second-degree robbery. Madry was living in Palmdale at the time of his arrest but prosecutors believe he resided in Compton at the time of the offense. If convicted as charged, Madry faces 75 years in prison, plus four life terms.

********** Published: December 9, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 34