Lehigh County, PA – A man who declared himself a woman was incarcerated in a women’s prison. He violently raped a female inmate in the shower, holding a sharp object to the woman’s neck in order to force her to comply with his sexual attack. According to his rape victim, the rapist was known to her, as she had encountered him in prison during her three previous incarcerations for non-violent crimes. The rapist had not had genital surgery, but prison officials claimed to have had no idea he was a man until after the female inmate reported the rape. The male inmate was placed in isolation while the rape allegation was investigated.