Police: DNA links man to rape of 73-year-old

Jerald Honeycutt has been arrested. (Provided Photo/Bloomington PD)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — A man has been arrested after police say he sexually assaulted a senior citizen back in June.

Jerald Honeycutt, 34, of Bloomington, was charged with rape, burglary, intimidation, confinement and strangulation after a 73-year-old woman was assaulted. 

Bloomington police linked Honeycutt through the use of DNA analysis.

The assault reportedly happened in an apartment on the south side of Bloomington.

The victim said she woke up to a man standing over her with his hand over her mouth and an arm across her throat.

She said he sexually assaulted her in her living room and in her bedroom.

Click here for our previous story on the incident.

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