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Lexington Man Charged With Rape Of Girl Younger Than 12

Posted at 11:07 AM, Nov 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-11 11:09:53-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man has been arrested and charged with raping a girl younger than 12 years old.

Authorities say 36-year-old Justin Franklin Elam was charged with first-degree rape.

Officials said the girl told police she had been sexually assaulted by Elam.

He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Elam was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.