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Police: Richmond man charged with multiple counts of rape, sodomy of two minors

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 14:02:04-04

BEREA, Ky. (WBON) — A Richmond man was taken into custody after allegedly sexually abusing two minors.

According to WBON, Marcus Williams, 35, allegedly abused the two underage victims in a total of 14 instances while they were in his care. Police say the two victims, ages 16 and 12, were forced to engage in sexual acts with Williams.

The victims told police Williams took nude pictures of the 16-year-old and instructing her how to pose. Williams was brought in to speak with Berea Police, but denied the allegations.

He was charged with first degree rape, first degree sodomy, first degree sexual abuse, and promoting sexual performance by a minor under the age of 18 and is currently lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.