LC man charged in rape of 11-year-old

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Source:  American Press

A Lake Charles man has been arrested in the rape of an 11-year-old, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kim Myers said Donald James O. Ellis Jr., 27, 1349 John Belle Road, was arrested June 1 after an investigation revealed he had inappropriately touched an 11-year-old girl.

During the investigation the victim told detectives the incident happened the previous night while she was staying at a family member’s home, Myers said.

When detectives spoke with Ellis he confirmed the allegations against him.

He was arrested and booked in the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with first-degree rape.

Judge Ron Ware set his bond at $100,000.

Det. Kara Adams is the lead investigator on this case.

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