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Indiana Man Charged With Raping a Relative

The victim told police Bobby Ward made her a snack. She ate it, got sleepy and woke up to the assault.

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind.--Raping a female relative is the charge against Bobby Ward, 56, of Vanderburgh County. The person who says she was raped described being disoriented and in and out pf consciousness when it happened.

Investigators said the victim says Ward made her some cheese dip and chips, and after she ate it, she got very sleepy. She came to with Ward taking off his clothes.

Deputies said the victim tried to resist, but she was confused. She went to the hospital the next morning and DNA evidence was collected. Police said Ward denied the charges. Deputies found him at a friend's house and locked him up Wednesday.

He's charged with rape and incest.

PHOTO: Vanderburgh Co. Jail

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