Close X

CORRECTION: Brooklyn Man Charged with Rape, Attempted Murder

Posted by Fay Arfa | Jul 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 27-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting and trying to kill a woman in her North Hollywood apartment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr said Danueal Drayton (dob 10/29/90) of Brooklyn faces one count each of attempted murder, forcible rape, false imprisonment by violence and sexual penetration by foreign object.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department 100 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch. Case LA088839 was filed on July 26.

On July 22 and 23, Drayton allegedly strangled and sexually assaulted the 28-year-old victim and refused to let her leave her apartment after a date, the prosecutor said.

Drayton faces a possible maximum sentence of more than 23 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged. Bail is set a $1.25 million.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, North Hollywood Station.

CORRECTION: The alleged crime occurred in July, not June.

Los Angeles District Attorney / Case LA088839 / July 27, 2018

About the Author

Fay Arfa

Fay Arfa has the distinction of being Certified as a Specialist in two separate areas of law – Criminal Law as well as Appellate Law – by the California State Bar, Board of Specialization. The National Board of Trial Advocacy has also awarded her a board Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy. ...


There are no comments for this post. Be the first and Add your Comment below.

Leave a Comment

Board Certifications

Contact Us Today

Fay Arfa is committed to answering your questions about Trials, Appeals, Habeas Corpus, State Crimes, Federal Crimes, and Sex Crimes law issues in California.

We offer a free telephone consultation and we'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.