Elderly man faces rape charge involving child

Elderly man faces rape charge involving child
Ronald Tullier (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An elderly man is behind bars on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child.

Court documents state Ronald Tullier, 76, of Baton Rouge, was arrested Thursday.

According to the probable cause report, Tullier is accused of raping an 8-year-old multiple times.

The report stated Tullier admitted to the crime and told investigators “he was sorry this happened.”

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

Tullier was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of first-degree rape.

Bond has not been set.

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