Arraignment Set For Couple In Rape Case

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 6:00 am
By: News On 6

A Warner man accused of raping a child has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Charles LaBounty will enter a formal plea to five counts of lewd molestation and three counts of rape by instrumentation at a December 27th formal arraignment in Muskogee County District Court.

His estranged wife, Sherry LaBounty will be arraigned the same day on a charge of enabling child abuse by injury.

The charges stem from allegations that Charles LaBounty sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl over a two-year period.

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