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Rape Investigation and Arrest in Adair County

Date of News Release: 08/03//07

(Columbia, KY) - At 4:27 A.M. this morning (08/03/2007) Post 15 dispatchers received a call reporting that two females were at West Lake Regional Hospital stating they had been raped.

Arrested were 20 year old Guiseppe Norris of 773 Fairplay Road, Columbia and 27 year old Brian West of 773 Fairplay Road, Columbia. Both were charged with Rape 1st degree, Terroristic Threatening 3rd degree and Wanton Endangerment 1st degree.

They were lodged in the Adair Co Regional Jail.

An ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Andy Olson. Assisting with this investigation is Adair County Deputy Sheriffs Mike Burton and Jason Simpson.

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