Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Jackson County Rape Investigation

Investigators are looking for more potential young victims in a Jackson County rape investigation. 35-year-old Jessica Carpenter is charged with statutory rape. Deputies say she also provided alcohol to a teenaged boy.

Her neighbors on Aurora Lane in Sylva say they're not surprised by the charges. "There were so many young men coming and going. (News 13) How young?  They were driving trucks. High school kids," says Wanda Lovejoy.

Deputies are asking anyone who may be a witness or potential victim to contact the sheriff's office. Carpenter is being held on a $100,000 bond. She's scheduled for court December 31st.

By Rex Hodge
Follow Rex on Twitter @RexHodgeWLOS

 



6:00PM News 13 @ 6
6:30PM ABC World News
7:00PM Wheel of Fortune
7:30PM Jeopardy
8:00PM Grey's Anatomy
9:00PM Grey's Anatomy
10:00PM Black Box
11:00PM News 13 Tonight

Complete Schedule »