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Man arrested on rape, incest charges

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) -

A man in Trumann is in jail after being arrested for rape and incest.

The suspect, Earnest Charles Lee, was arrested Wednesday, according to Trumann Assistant Police Chief Jonathan Redman.

The Trumann Police Department was made aware of "rape and incestuous acts" with a mentally challenged victim. The abuse had been occurring for a span of about six years, Redman stated.

Lee faces two counts of rape and one count of incest.

During a probable cause hearing Friday, Lee's bond was set at $250,000 cash only.

He will appear in court again on April 23.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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