REFUGIO, Texas (AP) — Investigators said a man has died while in the act of raping an elderly South Texas woman.
The Refugio County Sheriff's Office identified the man as 53-year-old Isabel Chavelo Gutierrez. Sheriff's Sgt. Gary Wright said the incident happened June 2 after he rode two miles by bicycle from his home to that of his 77-year-old victim in the tiny coastal community of Tivoli.
Wright said the 5'-7", 230-to-250 pound man sneaked into the woman's house and raped her at knifepoint.
During the assault, he said he wasn't feeling well, rolled over, and died.....