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Provo man charged with raping 14-year-old girl
First Published Jan 22 2014 06:10 am • Last Updated Jan 22 2014 12:41 pm

A Provo man is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl last year and later burning her with a hot butane lighter.

In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that the man, 18, took the girl to a bedroom in his parents house in May, where he pinned the girl down and raped her while she kicked and told him not to, police wrote.

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In August, when the girl was 15, the man was with her again at a friend’s house in Provo, police wrote. The man lit a long lighter and kept the flame going until the tip was hot, police wrote. He then pressed it against her skin, burning her and causing a scar, police wrote.

The man allegedly admitted to both actions.

He was charged with first-degree felony rape and second-degree felony child abuse.

ealberty@sltrib.com




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