Lock Down: $5M Bond for Suspect Accused of Raping, Killing Elderly Woman

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UPDATE: AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The man responsible for the rape and murder of a 73-year-old Akron woman went before a judge Wednesday morning.

Devon Daire Owens was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with the aggravated murder, aggravated burglary and rape of Clara Virginia Wilfong.

Wilfong was found by family members in her Brown Street apartment on May 28th.

The 38-year-old Warren man was actually still inside the home and jumped out a second story window to escape. DNA linked him to her death.

Owens is locked up on a $5M dollar bond.

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