Jury to Decide Brutal 1988 Andover Rape Case

Valentine Underwood, a convicted murderer, in on trial in Salem Superior Court.

Valentine Underwood. File photo.
Valentine Underwood. File photo.

Jury deliberations were ongoing Monday in a brutal 1988 rape case in Andover.

Valentine Underwood, a convicted murdered from California, has been on trial in Salem Superior Court.

He was charged with kidnapping a 24-year-old woman in Andover. He raped her, stabbed her, and left her to die in a ditch, prosecutors said.

Underwood, who's representing himself, said he wasn't in Massachusetts at the time of the crime, the Eagle-Tribune reported.


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