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Jury finds Federal Way man not guilty of raping wife, sparking police standoff

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on April 24, 2013 at 7:12 am |
April 24, 2013 8:41 am

A Federal Way man charged with raping his wife last year, prompting a brief standoff with police, was found not guilty by a jury earlier this month, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office.

Kevin Creary, 40, was charged with two counts of second-degree rape following a dispute with his wife July 8 at the couple’s home in the 3900 block of Southwest 328th Place.

His wife told police he sexually assaulted her and punched her in the face while their children slept in the other room. She called 911 and hung up. Creary allowed her to answer the door when officers arrived, but armed himself with a knife and initially refused to come outside.

Before surrendering after a brief standoff with police, Creary allegedly impaled himself with two knives.

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