Photos: 12 Worst St. Louis Crimes, August 2013
Homeless and unemployed, Robert Daniel, 48, reportedly earned some sympathy from his ex-wife who let him crash in her basement.
Police say he returned the favor by allegedly raping her over a span of three hours, strangling her and threatening to kill himself in the process.
3. Highway Assault
David Sheridan, police say, was so angry at his girlfriend that he decided to throw her out of their speeding car on Interstate-64 and leave her there abandoned. The woman was nearly killed in the incident but Sheridan returned -- and only made matters worse.
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