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Crime Stoppers fugitive accused of raping children turns himself in to police

Joshua Edwards (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Joshua Edwards (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A suspected child rapist was arrested by police Thursday, according to officials.

Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers reported Joshua Edwards, 30, of Baton Rouge, turned himself in to the Baton Rouge Police Department after seeing himself on television and social media.

Edwards is accused of raping three children over the past two years.

He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on three counts of first-degree rape.

Bond has not been set.

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