30-Year-Old Man Accused of RAPE in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

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UPDATED: A 30-year-old in Murfreesboro has been arrested after allegations surfaced that he sexually assaulted a teenager. Murfreesboro Detectives investigated the accusations and presented their findings to a Rutherford County Grand Jury.

Joshua Walton was arrested on June 4th under a sealed indictment and accused of raping a girl who was under the age of 16. As a result of the the investigation, the suspect was charged with 3-counts of rape and 2-counts of sexual battery. 

He is being held on $150,000 bond in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. As of Tuesday afternoon, he was still behind bars.

Walton will appear before Judge Barry Tidwell on June 28, 2021 for a hearing that is scheduled to start at 9AM. 

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