Ramon Ramos, 46, of Brooklyn, was arrested nine years after the attack when the medical examiner matched the DNA found on the rape victim to DNA taken from Ramos after his conviction for robbing a child in Queens in 1997. He is currently serving a 15 years to life prison sentence in the robbery case."If not for the DNA databank, the defendant stood a very good chance of getting away with this heinous crime," said DA Richard Brown, pointing out that the crucial evidence was filed less than 90 days before the statute of limitations expired.Brown used the case as an example of why the state's DNA databank should be expanded and the statute of limitations eliminated
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