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Butcher faces rape allegation
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Rape charges have been leveled against a man who allegedly forced himself on a teen-age girl while working in a nursery.The suspect, Jerry Mitchell Butcher, 49, is charged with felony rape, a crime that carries eight to 12 years in prison. He has reportedly confessed to the crime during questioning by investigators. He will face preliminary hearing before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke later this month.His charges come after sheriff’s investigators began an investigation into the alleged sex crime which happened as Butcher and the teen were working at a local nursery.