Judge Ware Finds Gabe McKeel, Jr. Guilty of Aggravated Rape

On February 14, 2013, Judge Ron Ware found Gabe McKeel, Jr. guilty of aggravated rape, aggravated burglary and second degree battery. McKeel was found guilty of breaking into a DeQuincy home on January 28, 2012, raping an elderly woman and taking items from her home.


McKeel previously waived his right to a jury trial.


Judge Ware set sentencing for March 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. First Assistant District Attorney Cynthia Killingsworth prosecuted the case for the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office.