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Man facing domestic violence charges now accused of raping underage girl

William Williams (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office) William Williams (Source: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office)
WASHINGTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A man arrested on domestic abuse charges has been arrested on additional charges after the investigation revealed an inappropriate sexual relationship with an underage girl, according to officials.

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office reported William Williams, 30, was re-arrested Thursday on the new charges.

Deputies said he was originally arrested on March 22 on charges of aggravated assault, domestic abuse by battery strangulation, domestic violence by child endangerment, false imprisonment and cruelty to a juvenile.

They added he was booked without bond on the domestic violence charges and $8,000 bond on the others.

WPSO said Williams admitted to “sexual encounters” with the girl during questioning after the new information surfaced.

Officials reported he is now charged with first-degree aggravated rape and carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

His bond is now set at $408,000.

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