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Vince Champ

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Vinson Horace Champ wearing a black coat and a blue shirt while holding a microphone.
Born  12 September 1961 (age 59)
Similar  Mark Goudeau, John Worboys, Kirk Reid

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Vinson Horace Champ (born September 12, 1961) is a former American comedian and convicted rapist. He was the winner of Star Search in 1992. In 1997 he was convicted as a serial rapist when his tour schedule and DNA matched up with a series of rapes on college campuses. He is currently serving a 30 to 40-year sentence at Nebraska State Penitentiary. His projected release date is in 2033.

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He was born on September 12, 1961. He won $100,000 on Star Search in 1992. He was spotted fleeing the scene of an attempted rape in Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California on May 6, 1997. He was arrested on May 7, 1997 at his apartment in Hollywood, California. The court released him on bail and he left for a trip to the Caribbean. He was arrested when he returned at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey on May 13, 1997 when detectives in Omaha, Nebraska connected him to a similar rape at the University of Nebraska.

Vinson Horace Champ wearing a black coat with a microphone in front of him.

He had a consistent method of operation in each of the rapes, he covered their heads so they could not identify him, he asked about their sexual history, engaged in anal sex, used his own saliva for lubrication, and he asked each of the women to pray for him afterward.

He was prosecuted and convicted in Kansas. He appealed his conviction to the Kansas Court of Appeals in 2001 on the grounds that his DNA was not a perfect match, and the victim told police that, even though her face was covered, she thought that her attacker was white. The conviction was upheld. His projected release date is in 2033.




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