OKC police officer to stand trial for sexual assaulting 13 women while on duty

OKC police officer to stand trial for sexual assaulting 13 women while on duty

An Oklahoma City police officer will stand trial for the sexual assaults of 13 women.

Judge D. Fred Doak made that decision after a two-day court hearing at the Oklahoma County Courthouse.

Daniel Holtzclaw was charged with 32 crimes before the court hearing began Monday morning, but by the conclusion Tuesday afternoon he faced with four more.

The charges include multiple counts of rape, sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy, stalking and other crimes. The additional charges were added after testimony from two victims.

All 13 women accusing Holtzclaw of sexually assaulting then took the stand.

The first alleged victim to take the stand Tuesday was 44-year-old “T.M.”

She testified that on May 8 she was walking home alone near Northeast 16th and Lindsay.

 

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