Waco PD charges 6 men in gang rape of 16-year-old
Waco, Texas (KWKT) — Six men are facing serious charges after a 16-year-old girl reported she had been sexually assaulted at a local hospital.
Waco Police Department Sergeant Patrick Swanton said they were first notified of the incident on April 23. Warrants were secured for the suspects on May 8.
Officers were called to the hospital and informed of the teen who had been examined for sexually assault. They learned the victim had skipped school earlier in the day and left with several people she knew. Those suspects then took her to a home in the north Waco area where they allegedly had sexual contact with her.
Detectives were able to determine through investigation and forensic interview that all six suspects had sexual contact with the victim against her will.
The following people were arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child:
- Devoric Javon Evans, 20
- Douglas Demond Canada, 19
- Lamont Tray Davis, 19
- Daytron Derrell Smith, 18
- Cory Darnell Hall, 18
- Dejuan Oshea Degrate, 18