Following the East Coast Rapist case

Aaron Thomas has been indicted in a Halloween 2009 attack on three teenagers in Prince William County, and his rape and abduction trial is scheduled to begin in January. After the Halloween rapes, police tied DNA from the scene to a series of more than a dozen rapes and other attacks in Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island dating to the 1990s.

Composite sketch of rapist, 1998
Composite sketch of rapist, 1999
Composite sketch of rapist, 2000
Aaron Thomas, 2001
Aaron Thomas, 2011
Thomas's life
1971-91
Md.
1992-94
1994-97
1997
1998
1999
Va.
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
Conn., R.I.
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
Rapes and attacks
Thomas's addresses
Rape and attack sites:
Md.
Va.
Conn., R.I.

Composite sketches are courtesy of the Fairfax County Police Department and the Prince George's County Police Department. Reporting: Maria Glod and Josh White; Design and development: Katie Park; Map: Laris Karklis; Edited by David P. Marino-Nachison. Published Nov. 10, 2012.

East Coast Rapist suspect acknowledges attacks in several states

East Coast Rapist suspect acknowledges attacks in several states

East Coast Rapist suspect Aaron Thomas for the first time publicly acknowledges that he attacked women in several states.

Following a rapist's trail

From the archives: A serial rapist's trail

In March 2010, the Post presented this interactive look at the attacks and methods of the East Coast Rapist following interviews with law enforcement officials, victims and experts, as well as visits to the crime scenes.