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Ge’Naye Washington, 17, has died following a vicious rape and beating. The Detroit teen was allegedly assaulted by 19-year-old Darian Winfield.

Winfield is a suspected serial rapist who attacked two women in December 2015. One of his victims was a 39-year-old Detroit woman who was hospitalized after the assailant reportedly broke into her home and stabbed her in the chest.

According to Click On Detroit, Winfield has been arrested and arraigned on a sexual assault charge. He’s being held at the Wayne County Jail on a $1 million bond.

“In one incident we know he was armed with what appeared to be a kitchen knife. In the most recent incident (the victim suffered) blunt force trauma. We don’t know what weapon may have been used,” said Detroit Police James Craig during a news conference last week.

Washington’s family said she was severely beaten and repeatedly struck in her head during the attack. The teen had been hospitalized for several days before she died. The family has raised nearly $2,000 of their $10,000 goal to cover the teen’s medical and funeral expenses.

Click here to contribute to Ge’Naye Washington’s GoFundMe page.


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