HOUSTON, TX — – Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse Unit have filed charges against a man suspected of abduction and brutally raping a 16-year-old girl in Cypress in 2013.
Levi Austin Goss, 24, was successfully related to the 2013 attack by DNA evidence. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has supposed transgression charges of aggravated abduction and aggravated passionate conflict of a child. If convicted of the first-degree felonies, Goss faces a limit probable judgment of life in prison.
A member of the U.S. Army, Goss was stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, where he is being investigated by military authorities in tie with another passionate conflict case.
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory told the Harris County Institute of Forensic Science in Jan that Goss’ DNA matches justification collected from the victim of the 2013 attack.
Goss is now being held on a one million dollar bond at the Cumberland County Jail available send to Harris County.
Records show Goss lived nearby the crime stage in 2013.
On Feb. 5, 2013, a 16-year-old girl was walking to Cypress Woods High School when a man pounded her from behind and dragged her into a grassy area nearby a film museum in the 16600 retard of Spring Cypress Road. The assailant struck the girl in the conduct with the blunt finish of an mattock blade, fracturing her skull.
He then sexually assaulted her. Covered in blood and undressed, the girl played passed and waited for her assailant to leave before seeking help.