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Carter County Resident Arrested

Date of News Release: 04/02/2008

An image of Norton D. Musgrave, click here to open in a new window(Ashland, KY) - Kentucky State Police have arrested a Carter County resident on the charges of Rape 1st (26 Counts) Sodomy 1st (1 count). This is the same victim in the Carter County case. The identity and relationship of the victim to the suspect will not be released to protect the rights of the victim.

Musgrave was served with the Elliott County indictments at the Carter County Detention Center where he was already incarcerated on the Carter County charges.

Detective Jim Goble is investigating.

Original Press Release Below:


(Ashland, KY) - Kentucky State Police have arrested a Carter County resident on the charges of Rape 1st (16 Counts) Sodomy 1st (2 counts). This arrest was the result of an extensive investigation by state police authorities. The victim in the case is a female minor under the age of 16. The identity and relationship of the victim to the suspect will not be released to protect the rights of the victim. The crimes occurred from 2006 to 2007.

Norton D. Musgrave was arrested at the Carter County Detention Center where he was already incarcerated on charges stemming from this incident.

Additional charges are pending against Musgrave from Elliott County.

Detective Jim Goble is investigating.

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