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A Kentucky jailer is found guilty of rape

An Eastern Kentucky jailer is found guilty of rape.

Elliott County jailer Charles F. Howard was found guilty of first-degree rape on Monday.

A jury deliberated for nearly four hours before convicting the 51-year-old from Sandy Hook.

Investigators said the rape happened while Howard was transporting a 28-year-old housewife from Sandy Hook to the Boyd County Detention Center last year.

He will spend 12 years in jail, his sentencing is set for July 10th.


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