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Court Documents Detail Tulsa Police Case Against Serial Rape Suspect

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Desmond Campbell from his Facebook page. Desmond Campbell from his Facebook page.
The OHP says Desmond Campbell wrecked this Honda early on the morning of June 29, as reported on NewsOn6.com. The OHP says Desmond Campbell wrecked this Honda early on the morning of June 29, as reported on NewsOn6.com.
The documents detail the graphic and threatening things Campbell said, like, “Keep your head down or I'll kill you," and telling one victim, "he would be watching her and not to call the police." The documents detail the graphic and threatening things Campbell said, like, “Keep your head down or I'll kill you," and telling one victim, "he would be watching her and not to call the police."
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Newly released court documents detail the Tulsa Police Department's case against serial rape suspect Desmond La-Don Campbell who remains comatose in a local hospital.

Now, Campbell's mother said he is brain dead and is weighing a decision that could determine whether her son will ever live to see a courtroom. She'll be in Tulsa Tuesday, deciding whether to pull the plug on her son's life support.

Police said, regardless of his mother's decision, documents released Monday, show strong evidence against Campbell. They describe the long and violent attacks police said seven Tulsa women endured at the hands of Campbell. They said he terrorized them, assaulted them and then stole from them in an apparent attempt to protect himself from prosecution.

In some instances, the attacker forced the women to bathe after the rapes, and victims were tied up or left wrapped in bedding materials so they had to struggle to free themselves after the attacker left their homes.

Campbell would use victims' clothing - like T-shirts, panty hose and scarves - to tie them to their beds, covering their faces so they couldn't see them, the documents state.

Police say Campbell raped three of the women and sexually assaulted the other three. One victim said she was raped for 30 minutes.

7/3/2014 Related Story: Records Show Tulsa Sexual Assault Suspect No Stranger To Crimes Against Women

The information comes from search warrants filed in court as police worked to collect evidence from the Sand Dollar Apartments where Campbell lived and the Honda he wrecked as police say he left the scene of his last attack.

The warrants include a long list of items taken from the homes of Campbell's alleged victims, including credit cards, driver's licenses, bedding and clothes belonging to the victims - some recovered from wrecked Honda.

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"Sometimes they take that property. Whether it's a trophy for themselves or a memory for them," said Officer Jill Roberson, Tulsa Police Department.

Each attack is described in detail as police list the things the attacker said and did that led them to believe one man was responsible. In one instance, he read a victim the description on her driver's license, telling her he knew who she was and what she looked like - and he'd track her down if she notified police.

Police say most of Campbell's victims were "single white females in their late 50s to late 70s and were home alone in their residence at the time of the attacks." "The majority of the attacks occurred Thursday, Friday and Sunday mornings in the early hours between 5 and 6:45 hours," the affidavit states.

Police say their evidence also includes DNA taken from two crime scenes and one sexual assault exam. A DNA sample from the attack on Sunday, June 29, 2014, was matched to the Department of Corrections database leading officers to Campbell.

"Without that evidence, and the crime scene detectives collecting that evidence, and doing such a great job there, we may not have this and we may still be looking for an individual," said Roberson.

"So fortunately, we were able to put all the pieces together and yes, it's a huge relief."

6/29/2014 Related Story: Driver Slams Into Exit Sign On Interstate 44 In Tulsa

It was a Google search that turned up a story posted that same day on NewsOn6.com that revealed Campbell's serious injury in a car crash.

Police now say four of the women were raped, according to Public Information Officer Jill Roberson.

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