DA: Syracuse man on trial for brutally raping Skyline Apts resident, 74, is faking insanity

syracuse.com - 08-19

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Syracuse, NY -- A 29-year-old man is on trial this week, accused of breaking into a 74-year-old woman’s apartment as she slept, jumping on her and raping her. Shamik King is facing rape, assault and burglary charges that could send him to prison for 25 years or longer in the Aug. 19, 2018 attack at Skyline Apartments on James Street. King is also accused of beating her in the face and other areas of her head.