GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An elderly man accused of charges, including kidnapping and rape, was named in a 14-count indictment by a Gallia County Grand Jury.
Richard Roderick, 71, was indicted on the following charges:
The indictment alleges that on Nov. 23, 2013, Roderick tied up and assaulted a woman in his home. The failure to comply and misdemeanor assault charges are in regards to an unrelated incident in October.
If convicted, Roderick could be sentenced to life in prison.
Prosecutors with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Special Prosecutions Section are prosecuting the case.