Following the attack, the woman called the police from a neighbor's house and then sought aid at a local hospital. Because the assault was reported immediately, medical personnel and detectives on the scene were able to gather concrete forensic evidence for a "sexual assault kit," helping them use DNA evidence to find a match.
The Santa Clara County Crime Laboratory identified Mayorga as a suspect after lab analysis linked him to the crime. Mayorga is already serving a sentence at Jamestown State Prison, located in the California foothills, for an unrelated felony conviction.
He is now charged with forcible rape, two counts of penetration with a foreign object, and other crimes. His arraignment in Santa Clara County Superior Court has not yet been scheduled.
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