March 9, 1987: This is an unusual report from Pittsburgh. A woman tells police she was raped by a man posing as a Jehovah’s Witness. When her story is shown to be false, she claims to have been raped by a relative, Thurman Dumas, who is subsequently arrested.

The above was reported by The Pittsburgh Press, June 18, 1987, see below. An earlier press report says Dumas had previous convictions (plural) for rape. I can find no later reports concerning this case, but it is possible he did rape this woman or that she lied about him too, although the police appear to believe she was indeed raped by Dumas, so one would assume they had some sort of evidence in view of her lying to them.


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