JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro man has been arrested and accused of raping a mentally impaired family member.
According to the Jonesboro Police Department, John Avery admitted to raping a 36-year family member on at least 10 or more occasions.
He also told police he believes the family member has the mental capacity of a 7 to 8-year-old child.
Avery was officially charged with 10 counts of rape Tuesday afternoon and had bond set at $200,000. His next court date is set for May 28.