State Representatve Charged with Sex Abuse

A Republican state lawmaker has been arrested and charged with felony sexual abuse. The Department of Public Safety says Representative Henry Rayhons of Garner was arrested Friday on the sexual abuse charge. According to the police affidavit, the 78 year-old Rayhons had sexual contact in May with the resident of a care center who was not able to give her consent. A department spokesman confirmed that the victim was Rayhons' wife, Donna Rayhons. She died last week. He was taken to the Hancock County jail. Rayhons represents the 8th District in the state House

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People : Donna RayhonsHenry Rayhons