Jul 25, 2014

Repeat Rape Suspect Indicted

Mark Papamechail, a Level 2 sex offender, allegedly raped a woman he met online.

Repeat Rape Suspect Indicted

Peabody resident Mark Papamechail was indicted on Monday for raping a woman he met on a dating website.

The Salem News reported that a grand jury handed up indictments for three counts of rape (subsequent offense) and being a habitual offender. Papamechail was also convicted on rape charges in 1987 and 1991, reported the Salem News.

Papamechail, Level 2 sex offender, met the latest victim on the dating website Plenty of Fish. The Stevens Street resident talked to the woman for two months and they met for a lunch date at a Peabody restaurant.

They went back to his house to watch a movie when he allegedly grabbed her by the hair, threw her onto a bed and raped her. After the alleged rape, Papamechail reportedly asked the victim if he could see her again.

Papamechail turned himself in on March 12 after police issued a warrant for his arrest.

Papamechail’s case now moves from Peabody District Court to Salem Superior Court.

Read the full Salem News article.

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