Police: DNA ties suspect to 2009 Kettering rape, kidnapping case

Published: Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 1:15 AM

Ted Mullins

UPDATE @ 8:30 p.m. (Aug. 4)

A 47-year-old Dayton man is charged in connection to a June 2009 sexual assault case in Kettering.

Ted Mullins is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

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Kettering police said DNA links Mullins to their case, and he was indicted Tuesday by a county grand jury on charges of kidnapping and three counts of rape.

He is being held without bond in the Montgomery County Jail.


A suspect in a 2009 rape and kidnapping in Kettering is now behind bars.

Ted Mullins, 47, was booked just before 6:15 p.m. Wednesday into the Kettering Jail on suspicion of rape and kidnapping charges after Kettering police said Mullins’ DNA recently matched evidence from a June 2009 sexual assault case in the city. He is being held without bond.

Kettering police issued a plea to the public today on social media to help find him. They said Mullins was a person “we really want to find” on their Facebook page. 

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