Burke County man arrested, accused of raping young girl

Sammie Latory Jones, 19.
Sammie Latory Jones, 19.(wrdw)
Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 6:09 PM EDT
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WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Burke County deputies arrested a 19-year-old male accused of raping a 9-year-old girl.

According to an incident report from the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, it happened four years ago, when the victim would have been 5 years old.

On July 31, around 3:15 p.m., investigators met with the victim’s mother in reference to a possible child molestation.

According to the report, the mother told investigators her daughter recently told her that Sammie Latory Jones raped her.

According to Burke County inmate bookings, Jones was arrested Tuesday.

The mother states her daughter was in the home of someone who was watching her when the incident occurred. The person watching her was not home during the incident.

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