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Morgan City man arrested for first-degree rape

Posted at 11:19 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 12:19:36-04

A Morgan City man has been arrested on a charge of first-degree rape following a weekend investigation.

Police say they responded to a call of a person receiving bodily injuries from a battery on Sunday, September 1.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the injuries were sustained by the victim during an alleged sexual assault.

An investigation into the incident developed 57-year-old Carla James Johnson as a suspect.

A warrant was obtained and Johnson was arrested.

He was booked and incarcerated at the Morgan City Jail on a charge of First-Degree Rape.