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Teen charged with third-degree rape

5 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, April 17 2018 Apr 17, 2018 April 17, 2018 6:35 AM April 17, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

LAFOURCHE- Authorities have charged a 17-year-old for raping a person earlier this month.

Eric Ponthieux is charged with third-degree rape.

Through an investigation, detectives learned that Ponthieux had sexual relations with a person without their consent on April 12, according to a release. When questioned Ponthieux admitted to having sex with the victim against their will, according to a release. A rape kit test was conducted at a local hospital and the results are pending.

Ponthieux was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention Center with a bond of $20,000.

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