Marietta Man Arrested For Rape

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A Marietta man is arrested for rape Tuesday.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department says it happened April 26th in Warren Township.

Officials said Shawn Karcher, 47, was at the victim's house drinking with friends.

At the end of the night they said Karcher was asked to sleep on the couch, but instead went into the victim's room.

That's where the victims says he raped her.

Karcher now faces felony one rape.

He is in the Washington County Jail.

This article contributed by WTAP Television in Parkersburg.