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Bond set for illegal immigrant arrested in rape and throat cutting

7 months 1 day 17 hours ago Saturday, January 21 2017 Jan 21, 2017 January 21, 2017 9:48 AM January 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: AE Stevenson
BATON ROUGE - Bond for the illegal immigrant charged with the attempted murder, kidnapping and rape is set at $475,000.
Manuel Mejia was taken into custody by investigators Thursday, hours after the woman he is accused of sexually assaulting received treatment for a cut to the throat. 
Mejia and the victim arranged for a meet up where Baton Rouge detectives say she went willing, but the encounter turned violent after police spokesman says the victim was bound and raped for hours at a Baker home before being dropped off in Baton Rouge near Harry Drive and Airline. 
Investigators believe Mejia could tied to other unsolved rapes in the area.

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