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      Man accused of rape from 13 years ago

      Answers may soon be provided in a rape case in Van Buren that happened 13 years ago.

      James Willis was arrested in Springfield, Missouri on a rape warrant.

      Police say the then 24-year-old woman told police she and her kids were sleeping when a man sexually assaulted her.

      DNA was taken from the scene and entered into a database.

      Police say less than two weeks ago, they found a match to the DNA profile.

      Police say Willis lived in Van Buren at the time of the alleged incident.

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