Man indicted on rape charges involving underage girl
SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) - A man accused of raping an underage girl was indicted by a grand jury in Scioto County, court officials said Monday.
Michael Nethers, 61, of Philo, Ohio, faces two counts of rape, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. He pleaded not guilty to those charges.
In October, the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office said Nethers met a 12-year-old girl through social media and traveled to Scioto County to meet with her.
Nethers was appointed an attorney, and bond was continued from Portsmouth Municipal Court.
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