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September 25th, 2014
09:44 PM ET

Sources: UVA suspect investigated for rape in 2002

Virginia police say Jesse Matthew, the suspect in the case of the missing University of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was investigated for an alleged rape in 2002, but was never charged due to a lack of evidence.

The revelation comes as Matthew is being brought back to Charlottesville, Virginia after the 32-year-old was arrested Wednesday night 1,300 miles away outside of Galveston, Texas.

Graham disappeared September 13th and police say Matthew was the last person to be seen with her.

CNN's Ed Lavandera reports from the Bolivar Peninsula just outside Galveston where Matthew was arrested.


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