Ex-Basketball Player Gets 230 Years for Rapes

Former West Philly High School star athlete sentenced to centuries in prison

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    "The Express" of Lock Haven
    Domenique Thomas Wilson

    The serial rapist who was convicted of raping a woman in Center City while her boyfriend was bound and gagged, was sentenced to 84 to 230 years in prison Thursday.

    Former university basketball player Domenique Wilson, 25, of Philadelphia was convicted of raping a 25-year-old woman after tying up her boyfriend on the 900 block of Clinton Street in Center City in October 2008, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

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    Wilson was also convicted of attacking a group of University of Pennsylvania students and raping one of them on the 4400 block of Spruce Street in December 2008.

    Wilson’s sentence will be served consecutively with a prior sentence in Clinton County of 70 to 196 years in prison. In that case, the West Philly High School basketball star and former Lock Haven University basketball player was accused of raping two Lock Haven University students in their apartment in February 2009.

    Altogether Wilson has been sentenced to serve 154 to 426 years in prison, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

    Wilson was declared a violent sexual predator in court.