Serial rape suspect's arrest rattles University of Wisconsin
October 30th, 2016
Wisconsin university campus rattled after student arrested, suspect of being serial rapist – amid federal probe.
The University of Wisconsin’s flagship campus is reeling from news that a student was charged with crimes against five women, including sexual assault and false imprisonment, during his two years at the school.
The 20-year-old student, Alec Cook, has been arrested and appeared in court on Thursday, charged with 15 crimes against five women, including sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment. His modus operandi, according to police and prosecutors, was to befriend fellow students and eventually entrap and viciously attack them, while keeping notebooks detailing his alleged targets.