UPDATE: Marietta Man Charged With Sexual Battery Sentenced to Year in Prison

By: News Email
By: News Email

UPDATE 10/10/2014 5:10 PM

A year in prison.

That's the sentence for a Marietta man charged with sexual battery.

Last month Shawn Karcher pleaded guilty to a bill of information and sexual battery.

He was arrested back in May.

Authorities say Karcher was at the victim's house drinking with friends when, at the end of the night, was asked to sleep on the couch, but instead ended up in the victim's room.

That's where the victim says he forced himself onto her and raped her.


A Marietta man is arrested for rape Tuesday.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department says it happened April 26th in Warren Township.

Officials say 47-year-old Shawn Karcher was at the victim's house drinking with friends.

At the end of the night they say Karcher was asked to sleep on the couch, but instead went into the victim's room.

That's where the victims says he raped her.

Karcher now faces felony one rape.

He is currently in the Washington County Jail.


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