Fort Worth

Man accused in 2010 rape, capital murder that occurred a week apart

A 26-year-old Fort Worth man has been jailed, accused of raping a 15-year-old girl six years ago on the Woodhaven golf course, then robbing and fatally shooting a man one week later.

Antonio Ikeem Haynes was charged Wednesday with aggravated sexual assault of a child and capital murder. He is being held in the Mansfield jail with bail set at $300,000.

According to a search warrant affidavit, Haynes was linked by a DNA database to the sexual assault of the teen, which occurred April 11, 2010.

The victim and her boyfriend were walking across the golf course to the boyfriend’s nearby apartment just after midnight when two men ran up to them, displayed handguns and demanded their belongings.

The men stole the couple’s telephones, jewelry and the boyfriend’s shoes, then began to walk off, states the affidavit, written by cold case Detective M.J. McCormack.

But the suspects, according to the affidavit, suddenly turned back and ordered the victim and her boyfriend to take off their clothes.

The boyfriend was then forced to jump into the creek, where one of the suspects stood guard while the other suspect sexually assaulted the teen girl.

The suspects then changed places and the girl was sexually assaulted by the second suspect, according to the affidavit.

The two men then made the victim and her boyfriend run off without their clothes.

On April 18, 2010 — seven days after the rape — 29-year-old Enias Munyaneza was fatally shot while visiting a neighbor at the Hidden Valley apartments.

According to the affidavit, two men came into the apartment, ordering Munyaneza and his friend to the ground and stealing his friend’s wallet. The affidavit states Munyaneza had been trying to get up to flee the apartment when he was shot in the side.

The father of two was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Police suspected the two crimes were related based on similar descriptions of the suspects involved and the close proximity and timing of the two crimes.

According to the affidavit, Haynes was identified as a suspect in the rape after a DNA database linked him to biological evidence in the case.

In researching Hayne’s background, McCormick discovered that Haynes was one of two men questioned by police during the early morning hours of April 29, 2010, after being found prowling around cars at another apartment complex near the golf course.

Though they were not arrested that morning, the officer who responded to the prowler call did identify them in a police report and included their photographs, which showed Haynes wearing a black beanie.

The 15-year-old victim had previously told police one of her attackers wore a black beanie.

McCormack re-interviewed the rape victim, who picked Haynes out of a photo line-up as one of her attackers.

Police have identified a second suspect in the case but the investigation is continuing, McCormack said.

Haynes has previous convictions in Tarrant County for robbery and theft of property, court records show.

He did not have a defense attorney listed in court records on the two new cases as of Wednesday.

Deanna Boyd: 817-390-7655, @deannaboyd

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