Man Charged With Kidnap And Rape

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(Horn Lake, MS) A rape suspect is behind bars after police say he kidnapped and raped a woman.

The incident happened over the weekend.

Michael Ellington is behind bars facing several charges including aggravated rape and kidnapping charges.

Police reports say this all started Saturday night in Horn Lake, Miss.

The 22-year-old victim she was at her apartment complex when Ellington reportedly carjacked her and forced her to perform a sex act on him as they drove into Memphis.

The woman says Ellington then drove behind a business near Elvis Presley and forced her to have sex with him.

Memphis police later found Ellington in the victim's vehicle on Millbranch and Winchester.

The victim identified the suspect in a photo lineup. He's being held on a half-million dollar bail.


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