A man who broke into a home at Parkside in Adelaide’s south and twice raped a woman in her bed has been found guilty.
- Michael Paul Benfell raped a woman in her Parkside home in 2018
- During the attack, the victim woke confused about who was in her bed
- Benfell will be sentenced next month
It took a District Court jury one hour to find Michael Paul Benfell guilty of two counts of rape and one count of aggravated serious criminal trespass.
Benfell, 26, walked into the house through an unlocked back door before getting into bed with the sleeping woman on April 10, 2018.
During the trial, the court heard the room was blacked out, and the victim initially thought it was her boyfriend, because he had been at her house earlier in the night.
“The entire incident was over quickly an...Read More