Cold case rape suspect receives 2 million bond

first_img Soller is charged with rape, burglary and 1st degree sexual offense.In 1996, Soller allegedly broke into a young woman’s apartment along Saint Johns Court, threatened her life, and raped her at knifepoint.Soller was visiting Wilmington for work. A rape kit was completed but due to regulations at the time, it was not submitted for analysis.Related Article: Dogs attack 76-year-old attending funeral in South CarolinaThe kit sat unopened for 22 years, until October, when Wilmington Police sent it and dozens more to be tested.Investigators say a DNA match linked Soller to the assault.Soller is in jail under a $2 million bond. Wayne Edward Soller (Photo: New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The man arrested in Florida last week in a decades old rape case appeared in a New Hanover County courtroom Friday morning.Wayne Edward Soller, 60, was extradited to New Hanover County from Volusia County, Florida on Thursday night.- Advertisement – last_img

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