By: KDKA-TV News Staff
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KDKA) – An arrest was made in the rape and brutal assault of a young woman in State College more than two decades ago.READ MORE: Woodland Hills High School Moves To Virtual Instruction Due To 'Credible Threats' After Fights At School
Scott Williams of Reedsville was charged in the 26-year-old cold case.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Rescued After Canoe Flips On Allegheny River Near Sharpsburg
The Centre County District Attorney says the victim was beaten and raped along Pugh Street on May 13, 1995. She was found in the middle of the street and had fractures to her skull, face and jaw.
Detectives say they got a break in the case thanks to genetic genealogy that identified Williams as the suspect.MORE NEWS: Westmoreland County Man Charged With Locking Woman In Storage Unit Will Stand Trial
He faces charges of rape, robbery and aggravated assault.