Melbourne man charged with rape

A Region Eight man is behind bars, accused of raping a 13-year-old girl.

Logan Edwards of Melbourne is being held at the Izard County Detention Center on $50-thousand bond.

Sheriff's investigators say Edwards had sexual intercourse with the girl at her home.

Edwards is charged with a Class "Y" felony.

If convicted he could be sentenced to as much as 40 years in prison.