Scioto County man charged with 6 counts of rape

Michael Rexroad (Scioto County Jail)

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio – A Scioto County man has been arrested and charged for allegedly raping a juvenile female.

According to the sheriff, his office received a call on Feb. 7 stating the victim had reported to an out of town hospital that she had been sexually assaulted.

During the course of the investigation, detectives discovered another victim.

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The victims told detectives that the sexual assaults had been occurring for several years, with the youngest victim being 11 years old.

The victim’s said that did not come forward sooner because they were afraid.

On Wednesday, detectives were able to detain 43-year-old Michael Rexroad. He has been charged with six counts of rape, a felony of the 1st degree.

Rexroad is currently being held at the Scioto County Jail on a $600,000 bond.

The investigation is still ongoing and it could result in more charges.