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Missouri man charged with statutory rape

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NEW MADRID CO., MO (KAIT) - -

A southeast Missouri man was charged for having sex with a four-year-old girl and could spend life in prison if convicted in court.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed in New Madrid County Circuit Court, Keith Frye, 54, of Lilbourn, is charged with statutory rape.

According to the court document, an investigator with the Arkansas Department of Social Services Children’s Division received a hotline call regarding alleged sexual abuse.

During a forensic interview conducted Wednesday, the victim said that Frye had sex with her at a residence in Lilbourn.

Frye will appear in court at a later date.

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