We’re learning more about a man accused in a brutal, five-year-old Surrey sexual assault – who has a chilling criminal past.
As CKNW first reported Friday, Timothy Wyslouzil is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting and threatening to kill a Surrey woman in 2012.
But in the time since, he was accused of more terrifying crimes in a case with uncomfortably similar details.
In 2014, Wyslouszil attacked a pair of women in Nanaimo just weeks apart, holding one at knifepoint, and choking both with a shoelace – disturbing details the Nanaimo News Bulletin reported from his subsequent trial.
He was convicted of two counts of sexual assault with a weapon, choking, unlawful confinement, and car theft and sentenced to five years in prison. He was also named to the national sex offender’s registry.
Police now say forensic evidence allowed them to connect him to the alleged Surrey attack two years before the Nanaimo assaults.
He is expected back in court Thursday.