Midland Man Accused of Breaking Into Neighbors House, Raping Her

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man is accused of breaking into his neighbor's house and raping her.

That neighbor told police she woke up and saw 33-year-old Derrick McLaughlin naked in her bedroom.

The 63-year-old says McLaughlin told her she left the door open and he was checking on her.

She told police he then tried to kiss her and she asked him to leave and that's when he raped her.

DNA evidence in the crime was linked to McLaughlin.