Rochester cold case solved

Jan 10, 2015

A man has been convicted in a Rochester cold case that went unsolved for 13 years.

Mario Alverado Mateo was found guilty of rape and sodomy in an attack on a Rochester woman in 2000. DNA evidence matched the 36-year-old Mateo to the case in 2012. The conviction came on Friday. Mateo faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced in February.

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The DNA match was made while he was in prison on a burglary charge.