Man accused of raping minor more than 10 years ago
BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man has been charged with rape for sexually abusing a minor more than 10 years ago.
William Seaverson Jr., 40, was charged with one felony count of first-degree rape Wednesday afternoon.
According to arrest documents, a female victim contacted Baton Rouge Police and said she had been sexually abused by Seaverson 10 years ago.
The victim told investigators that she was 9-years-old when the abuse started. She said that Seaverson inappropriately touched her while she was taking a bath. The abuse then progressed to vaginal intercourse multiple times before the victim turned 12-years-old.
The victim told investigators that she could not remember the exact amount of times that she was sexually abused.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Baton Rouge native said to replace Joe Alleva as LSU Athletics Director
Joe Alleva out as LSU's athletics director
Sports Director Michael Cauble talks Alleva's departure
Rumors of Joe Alleva's exit from LSU swirl Wednesday
Will Wade to meet with LSU officials Friday, ending month-long stalemate