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Missing rapist found hiding in victim’s home

Level 3 sex offender missingLYNNWOOD — A Level III sex offender who had declined to check in to his parole officer was found hiding in the apartment of a the victim he raped in 2009, Marsyville police said.

John E. Stains was taken into custody Monday in Lynwood following a multi-day search by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department.  He was arrested on a felony warrant and new charges of failing to register as a sex offender, police said.

It is unknown if the victim had prior contact with Stains.

The United States Marshall’s Office assisted in the arrest.

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