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‘Bad breath rapist’ Tuen Kit Lee arrested in California after almost 17 years

A convicted rapist who fled midway through his trial in Massachusetts in 2007 was arrested Tuesday in Northern California, the U.S. Marshals Service said, ending his nearly 17-year stint on the run living under an alias.

Tuen Kit Lee, whose case was featured in episodes of the true crime television series “America’s Most Wanted,” was dubbed the “evil breath rapist” by the media because he was originally identified by a combination of DNA evidence and his “terrible breath ‘. ”

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