Man Sentenced to 35 Years to Life in Prison in Sexual Assault of 3 Homeless Women in Pomona

A 25-year-old convicted of sexually assaulting three homeless women in Pomona could spend the rest of his life in prison, officials announced Monday.

Charlie Nathan Paxton of Chino Hills was accused of attacking his victims between September and November 2017, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. According to prosecutors, he was caught after the victim of a robbery and attempted sexual assault on Nov. 9 of that year helped investigators identify him.

On Sept. 12, a jury found Paxton guilty of two counts of forcible rape and one count each of assault with intent to commit rape, assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury, second-degree robbery and kidnapping to commit rape with allegations of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping during a sexual assault, the District Attorney’s Office said.

He was sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison on Monday, authorities added.

Pomona police investigated the case.

Officials provided no further information.