We're Sorry

A case of mistaken identity

It started out like a routine call. Police in Columbus received a tip that a man was loitering outside a north-side town house. When the officers arrived, the intruder was inside with a ski mask and an array of burglary tools. Arrested was an improbable suspect: Dr. Edward Jackson, 38, a prominent local internist. The case be came even more improbable after the police searched Jackson's car. There they found a long list of rape victims, leading them to believe that Jackson was the "Grandville rapist," suspected of nearly 100 assaults in that affluent neighbor hood. Last...