Thursday, September 25, 2008

Louisville, KY man charged with rape of woman under viaduct

A Louisville, KY man was charged with raping a woman who had just left a bar underneath a viaduct. The assault allegedly occured on a mattress after the victim was punched in the face, cauing her to black out. David Jackson faced rape and wanton endangerment charges for the assault, and separate charges of posession of drug paraphenelia and burglar's tools.

Jackson was identified in a line-up by the victim, according to arrest citation.
Jackson was in custody at Louisville Metro Corrections last night. (Wednesday) He is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 3. The jail did not have a record of an attorney for Jackson.

Rape can be a class A or B felony depending on circumstances. If the victim is under 12 or their is serious injury, rape is a Class A felony carrying at least 20 years. If none of the above circumstances are present, rape in Kentucky is a Class B felony carrying 10 to 20 years.

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