Wheelersburg Man Charged with Raping Girl

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A Wheelersburg man has been indicted for rape in a case allegedly involving a 12-year-old girl.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini says Shannon Horsley, 45, was arrested Tuesday after being indicted by a grand jury Monday.

Sheriff Marty Donini says medical personnel at Southern Ohio Medical Center contacted his office on June 24 concerning a reported sexual assault

A sexual assault kit was collected and sent to BCI&I for testing.

Donini said that during the investigation, detectives were able to get a search warrant for the suspect's residence and for his DNA.

Horsley is being held without bond in the Scioto County Jail.

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