New victim in Sonora comes forward against suspected serial rapist

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Another alleged victim of an accused serial rapist has come forward while he awaits trial behind bars on $1 million bail.

Joseph Frank Pineda Pimentel, 37, of Manteca, was in custody at the Dambacher Detention Center in Sonora on Wednesday when he was charged by Sonora police with a second count of forcible rape.

Pineda Pimentel was arrested by Sonora police on Sept. 7 at Adventist Health Sonora, where he works as a surgical technician, on suspicion of the same charge after DNA evidence allegedly linked him to the rape of homeless woman within the city limits on June 14.

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