Washington County Man Arrested On Rape Charges

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A Washington County man wanted on 29 different counts of rape, attempted rape and sexual battery against a child beginning when she was 8-years-old is in custody.

Washington County Major Brian Schuck says deputies arrested 41-year-old Kenneth Thompson, of Belpre, right before 5:00 Friday afternoon.

According to the sheriff's office, Thompson committed these crimes while the girl was between the ages of eight and twelve.

Thompson is already a registered sex offeneder in Washington County for charges out of Jackson County, West Virginia.

Major Schuck says Thompson faces potential life in prison.

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