Rape suspect accused of running over victim

Rape suspect accused of running over victim

Credit: HPD

Rape suspect accused of running over victim

Print
Email
|

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 28 at 4:24 PM

HOUSTON—A Houston man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked up in southeast Houston, then running her over with his vehicle, according to Houston police.

Eligah Pye, 35, is charged with felony sexual assault and failure to stop and render aid.
The victim told investigators on August 25, she was at a gas station in 6000 block of Martin Luther King when Pye pulled up and offered her a ride.
She accepted, then things took a dangerous turn, according to investigators.
Pye allegedly sexually assaulted the woman, then threw her out of his vehicle when he was done.
The woman was dragged a few feet before the vehicle ran over her. While at the hospital, she was able to positively identify Pye as her attacker.
Pye’s bond was set at $35,000.

 

Print
Email
|