Vile double rapist Shelton Dube has been jailed for 15 years for attacking a transgender man and a drunk teenager in their own homes.
Shelton Dube first targeted a young woman who had been out with friends in Newcastle city centre by latching on to her group.
Described by the defence as a talented sportsman and academically gifted, Dube, encouraged her to drink from a bottle of vodka, took a taxi home with her and then came unannounced into her home.
She woke in her bed to find the defendant raping her in January 2016, Durham Crown Court heard.
Three months later Dube raped Scott Wilson, then 19, at the Tyneside Foyer, in Newcastle, where they both lived.
The victim, who has waived his right to anonymity, said prior to the rape he had explained