Shipshewana man charged with rape and incest of teen

SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. (WOWO): A Shipshewana man is charged with rape and incest of teenage girl.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department says 48-year-old Melvin Wilson is in custody at the LaGrange County Jail without bond. Wilson had “unconsentual sexual intercourse” with the victim since January 2013, according to a press release.

Wilson was initially arrested this past Friday on early charges of sexual battery and child seduction. This week, LaGrange County authorities added 2 counts of rape and 2 counts of incest to the charges he’s facing.

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