DNA evidence links man to 1990 cold rape, kidnapping case in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police are asking a man to turn himself in after recent DNA evidence linked him to a rape that happened 28 years ago.

Wilbur McGill, 53, is wanted for the rape and kidnapping of a woman at Mazarick Park on Nov. 20, 1990.

Reports said the victim and her 1-year-old child were at the park when McGill approached her and forced her to the back of the park.

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Officials said McGill then raped the woman and stole her car.

The case went unsolved in 1990; however, recently discovered DNA evidence has linked him to the crime.

He is wanted for first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, larceny of a motor vehicle, and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Detectives are encouraging his friends and family to have him turn himself in.

Those with information are asked to contact Crimestoppers.
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