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Teenage Boy Accused Of Raping His Elderly Grandmother

Reported by: Send eMail Dan Matics
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Nov. 12, 2013 10:35 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 13, 2013 11:13 PM EST

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South Point , Lawrence County , Ohio

A small town is in shock after police said an elderly woman was raped by her 13-old grandson.

South Point was in disgust and, at the same time, very prayerful, as the people in the town learned of a chilling case of abuse, there were lots of questions, but also strong reactions.

South Point police said they arrested a 13-year-old boy this past weekend on charges of raping his own grandmother.

Officers said the child's guardian went to police after the elderly woman said at the end of last month her grandson “placed his hand over her mouth and proceeded to rape her.”

She also confessed that, just months before, her grandson had threatened to kill her with a hammer.

And another disturbing discovery, allegedly happening before the most recent attack - detectives said they learned the boy tried to rape his grandmother's home health nurse.

Officers said he was being held in a juvenile facility.




A teenage boy from South Point, Ohio is in a juvenile detention center after police say he raped his elderly grandmother.

Police say they got a call from the boy's guardian on Sunday night after her elderly mother told her the boy raped her. The woman told her daughter the attack happened on October 26th. She says the boy came into her room and raped her.

Investigators also say the teenager had previously tried to rape the elderly woman's home healthcare nurse. They say that incident was not reported. They also say a few months prior to the attack, the boy tried to kill his grandmother with a hammer.

The boy's name has not been released because he is a juvenile.



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