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Chef Charged With Multiple Counts of raping a member of the military in 2018 after she dined at the Seal Beach restaurant where he worked.

Posted by Fay Arfa | Oct 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Seal Beach Police arrested a former Chef, Darryl Lee Matanane, 55 in Midland, Texas. The police identifed Matanane as a suspect in the February 18, 2018 sexual assault. He was released pending further investigation.  After further investigation, the police arrested him. The prosecutor charged Matanane with six felony counts in connection with the February 2018 sexual assault, including rape by use of drugs, rape of an unconscious person, sodomy of an unconscious person, sodomy by anesthesia or a controlled substance, sexual penetration of an unconscious victim, and sexual penetration by intoxicating or controlled substance.

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