Man arrested, accused of raping young girl for years

Man arrested, accused of raping young girl for years

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 63-year-old man is in jail, accused a young girl for years.

The victim's mother became concerned when her 14-year-old daughter showed signs of being pregnant. That's when the girl said James Thomas, 63, has been coming into her room late at night and raping her.

According to the affidavit, Thomas had been raping the victim since she was in fourth grade.

After being examined at the Rape Crisis Center, she tested positive for being pregnant and showed signs of sex abuse.

According to the affidavit, Thomas was the boyfriend of the victim's mother and the two lived together.

Thomas was arrested and charged with rape of a child.

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