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BOULDER, Colo. –

Camera reporter Vanessa Miller today is covering the fourth day of a week-long series of hearings to argue several motions before a judge regarding Diego Alcalde, 39, who was arrested in January 2008 on suspicion of brutally beating and raping Susannah Chase and leaving her to die in an alley near downtown Boulder.

UPDATE 3:47 p.m.

The woman who said Alcalde raped her at knifepoint Jan. 1, 2008 â 11 days after Chase was killed â told officers that she was walking to a Waffle House for pancakes when she was attacked.

According to a recently recorded interview out of Scotland Yard in England, where the woman was deported years ago, the woman said she was at a pay phone when Alcalde jumped her and forced her to a car.

The woman told an international liaison that she would have rather died than endure the sexual assault.

“I just wanted him to kill me or get off of me,” she said.

The woman said, based on her encounter with Alcalde, that “it wouldn’t surprise me” if he had killed someone.

“It was like he had done it before,” the woman said of her alleged assault. “He did it with such ease and confidence that, if I had doubt in my mind, I would say that he had done it before.”

After the assault, the woman said, Alcalde threw her out of his moving vehicle and yelled, “If you make it a problem, I’m gonna say it was consented to.”

She said, “I just hope this time that they get it right over there and lock him up. They need to. He’s a danger to women.”

The woman said she can’t forget the look in Alcalde’s eyes: “He made it known that he has no fear and has no remorse. The look in his eyes was cold.”

UPDATE 12:24 p.m.

A woman who said Alcalde forced her into his car at knifepoint early Jan. 1, 1998, and “violently” raped her for three hours — telling her he would have sex with her until she died — was HIV positive, according to defense testimony in court today.

That woman, who said Alcalde picked her up off Colfax in Denver and raped her, reported the assault to police but failed to follow up with officers after the HIV information came out, public defender Mary Claire Mulligan said during Thursday’s motions hearing in Alcalde’s homicide case.

The woman, who has been convicted of prostitution, told a detective that she “would come back and talk to him,” Mulligan said. “But she never actually did.”

Mulligan also called into question allegations from another woman who said Alcalde held her a knifepoint on Jan. 16, 1998, and tried to touch her breasts. That woman said she worked at a bar on Colfax and accepted a ride home from Alcalde after work, according to court records and testimony.

Instead of taking her home, the woman told police, Alcalde parked the car and tried to touch her. She managed to escape and find an officer, according to police testimony.

Mulligan said that woman also has a criminal history including convictions for furthering prostitution, possession and distribution of drugs and giving false information to police.

UPDATE 12:09 p.m.

Eleven days after University of Colorado student Susannah Chase was fatally beaten and raped near her Spruce Street home in Boulder on Dec. 21, 1997, police arrested Diego Olmos Alcalde in Denver on suspicion of raping a woman in a vehicle at knifepoint.

Denver police Lt. John Macdonald testified today in Boulder County District Court that a woman, who the Camera isn’t naming because of its policy not to identify sex-assault victims, told detectives that a man pulled her into his car at knifepoint about 2:45 a.m. Jan. 1, 1998.

According to Macdonald, the woman said the man, who police later identified as Alcalde, sexually assaulted her over a period of several hours and called the woman derogatory names while threatening to have sex with her until she died.

The woman said she thought she was going to die, Macdonald said, and when she refused to comply with Alcalde’s sexual demands, the woman said he kicked her.

Eventually, the woman managed to escape from Alcalde’s car and reported the alleged assault to police, Macdonald said during the fourth day of motions hearings in Alcalde’s homicide case.

Alcalde was arrested in connection with Chase’s killing last year after his DNA matched evidence from the Boulder crime scene.

Defense attorney Mary Claire Mulligan questioned the validity of the woman’s report of rape in 1998, citing her lengthy criminal history of false reporting to police, prostitution and possession of drugs.

Mulligan said the woman has since been deported for her numerous criminal convictions. And, Mulligan said, a detective reported in 1998 that when he was talking with the woman about the alleged assault she seemed “more concerned about her money, bus tokens and car.”

Alcalde has told investigators that he knew the woman as a prostitute and has had sex with her before, according to court records. He admitted to offering the woman $40 for sex on Jan. 1, 1998, but said he never forced himself on her, according to the documents.

During an interview with a detective after his January arrest, Mulligan said, Alcalde knew personal things about the victim. He knew she had a 13-year-old son and where she lived, Mulligan said.

That upset the victim, Mulligan said, and she failed to make a formal statement to police about the incident or follow up with officers.

The Denver District Attorney’s Office never filed charges because a conviction in the case was unlikely, Mulligan said.

Susannah Chase Case

Archived comments

“who the Camera isn’t naming because of its policy not to identify sex-assault victims”

How does a news reporting agency justify such a policy of exclusion in this day and age?

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 11:11:01 AM

This is casing is starting to prove that it is really easy to get away with rape and just keep doing it, again and again, in our country.

We never believe the victims.

moresmilesplease

3/19/2009 11:16:21 AM

casing = case.

Sorry, bad proofreading.

moresmilesplease

3/19/2009 11:17:00 AM

“We never believe the victims.”

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TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 12:11:59 PM

Think multiple women are falsly reporting on this guy ?

I bet not.Fry this scum.

JakPott

3/19/2009 12:16:10 PM

“I bet not. Fry this scum.”

May your Jury be as circumspect in their deliberations over your life.

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 12:26:38 PM

TheBitterTruth: do I detect the stench of a misogynist eminating from you?

For every false report, how many real rapes go unreported out of a woman’s fear of not being believed, or being accused of “asking for it” in some way by persons of your ilk?

How dare you.

daravaleriah@yahoo.com

3/19/2009 1:13:08 PM

Too bad that Mr. Alcalde never tried to pick up the accused Longmont Fister, who might have turned the tables on him . . .

Doc_Brinkley

3/19/2009 2:06:23 PM

“Alcalde defense: Alleged rape victim was HIV positive”

Who cares if she was HIV positive?Where is this going?

cinnabar

3/19/2009 2:18:23 PM

“Who cares if she was HIV positive? Where is this going?”

My question too.What difference does it make?And the assumption that rape victims are making it up is just disgusting.That attitude is exactly why victims of rape, incest and sexual harrassment don’t report their attacks and why the pathetic little nobodies who carry out these attacks continue to get away with it.I wonder if these disbelievers would feel the same way if it was their daughter or sister or niece or mother?

chilaili@hotmail.com

3/19/2009 3:01:10 PM

“I wonder if these disbelievers would feel the same way if it was their daughter or sister or niece or mother?”

Clue: the thousands of women who make false rape allegations are daughters, sisters, nieces and/or mothers.

Don’t blame the falsely accused male victims for the lies and deceptions that emanate from misandrists, like a foul slanderous stench.

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 3:17:22 PM

So if your daughter or your sister or your mother were to tell you they had been raped, you would immediately assume and tell everyone they were lying.Gee, that’s nice.

chilaili@hotmail.com

3/19/2009 3:27:34 PM

Your strawman argument fails to persuade reality.

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 3:41:16 PM

cinnabar,

Who cares if he “allegedly” raped an HIV+ lying, drug-addicted, illegal alien, convicted prostitute in Denver over 10 years ago?

What’s that got to do with whether or not he murdered Susannah Chase in Boulder?

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 3:45:12 PM

Ha ha, he has da AIDS!

Sea_Bass

3/19/2009 3:49:39 PM

‘May your Jury be as circumspect in their deliberations over your life.’

huh, OK ! considering that 99.9999% of us dont have -multiple -women, accusing us of these most wretched acts, Id venture a guess this guy is a verifiable sociopath.

couple that with his stupid lies (he wasnt in Boulder, he just got out of surgery and was injured.)

this is coming from a guy who brutalized someone for ‘being snotty’.

his goose is finally cooked.good.

JakPott

3/19/2009 3:52:12 PM

TheBitterTruth: I think we understand how you got the “Bitter” part of your name.

Even if 74,000 women HAD cried rape falsely (which I highly doubt) there are MILLIONS of women rape victims who were ignored, labeled as a s***, a w****, and more.

Shame on you.

springerwannab

3/19/2009 3:53:35 PM

Yeah !These ladies are willing to go on the stand, expose all their past and potentially criminal behavior and be paraded around by the defense, and LIE about this guy …?

WHY would anyone in their right mind do that…?

Off to hell with this guy please.

JakPott

3/19/2009 3:58:54 PM

‘ Who cares if he “allegedly” raped an HIV+ lying, drug-addicted, illegal alien, convicted prostitute in Denver over 10 years ago? “

ummmm, duhhhhm, let me think…

ok, it was in the same time period proving his presence in the area ?, perhaps it demonstrates a propensity for outrageously violent behavior ?

whew..too bad you arent his defense attorney, this case would be over by now..

JakPott

3/19/2009 4:03:05 PM

Posted by daravaleriah on March 19, 2009 at 1:13 p.m.

“TheBitterTruth: do I detect the stench of a misogynist eminating from you?”

It complements his misanthropism.

Tailgunner_Joe

3/19/2009 4:07:15 PM

And self-loathing …

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 4:27:14 PM

“ok, it was in the same time period proving his presence in the area ?, perhaps it demonstrates a propensity for outrageously violent behavior ?”

Oh, I see, so anyone in the Denver area, who committed an alleged rape against convicted, lying prostitute in Denver, using a knife, must logically be the one who murdered a regular girl in Boulder with a baseball bat?

Or was it Col. Mustard in the Library with a Rope ?

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 4:35:00 PM

PS: There are currently almost 200 active arrests warrants for suspects of murder in the Denver metro area. 200 known people who are wanted for murder who haven’t been apprehended.

That doesn’t include the 100s of unsolved murders where the suspect is unknown to police.

TheBitterTruth

3/19/2009 4:38:35 PM

Oh, Bits.

I know you put forth such things merely to get a rise out of people. It’s a hobby, like baseball cards or decoupage.

On the slim chance that you’re serious, man, it’s time for an agonizing reappraisal.

orbison

3/19/2009 4:42:55 PM

Well all of the quibbling over the moral fortitude of this scums prior victims aside. I think that Mr. Alcaldes ability to explain away the presence of his DNA at the crime seen is going to be a bit of a tough one.It is a shame that people lie about something a serious as sexual assault. The chickens eventually come home to roost, and the innocent suffer as a result. If you are going to try and seek justice for such a heinous act committed against you, you had better make sure that you have always made good liefs choices, and taken a more acceptable carrier path than mattress surfing for funds.This guy isn’t a spoiled little rich boy, so he will no doubt be made to pay for his crime.It’s just a damn shame that he wasn’t dealt with properly before poor Susanne Chase was his unfortunate victim. We all lost something that night.

biker_joe

3/19/2009 5:22:08 PM

Joe, I’ve never met anyone who “always made good life choices.” That person may exist. I have simply never met him/her.

“It’s just a damn shame that he wasn’t dealt with properly before poor Susanne Chase was his unfortunate victim. We all lost something that night.”

Right on, brother.

Sadly, right on.

orbison

3/19/2009 5:45:21 PM

@TheBitterTruth:

Me thinks the BPD should get a swab of your DNA, with your propensity for defending Alcade types, I question your sanity, and the safety of those around you.

GabeMc

3/19/2009 6:05:32 PM

“Who care if she was HIV positive?” I imagine the reporter included this because Alcalde may have contracted HIV from this victim, and then passed it to the other women he subsequently raped.

I suspect Alcalde may have chosen so many prostitutes to victimize because they are less likely to be believed.

monkeys

3/19/2009 8:28:05 PM

BitterTruth, you do right to loathe yourself.Almost as much as the accused should.You sound close to being another like him in your hatred of women.It’s amazing to consider that you’re sympathizing with a rapist who has already been convicted of other, similar crimes.

As to this creep’s attorney, it’s amazing that she, a woman, is using this kind of tactics, that of casting aspersions however she can on Alcaldes’ victims in an attempt to invalidate their testimony.I know it’s her job to defend this monster, but that’s just plain wrong.

Thank goodness, in the end, there’s that DNA evidence that will send this psychotic, evil man to jail again, this time, hopefully, for the rest of his life.

Suzannah Chase was an innocent victim whose life was cut off far too soon.She deserves that much justice, at least.

daravaleriah@yahoo.com

3/19/2009 9:10:34 PM

Posted by TheBitterTruth on March 19, 2009 at 3:17 p.m. (Suggest removal)

“I wonder if these disbelievers would feel the same way if it was their daughter or sister or niece or mother?”

Clue: the thousands of women who make false rape allegations are daughters, sisters, nieces and/or mothers.

Don’t blame the falsely accused male victims for the lies and deceptions that emanate from misandrists, like a foul slanderous stench.

spoken like a true date raper

studmuffin

3/20/2009 12:58:44 AM

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