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Kingsport man charged with rape of infant child

Rain Smith • Jul 10, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Police have arrested a Kingsport man — previously convicted of sex offenses against a minor in 2006 — after he allegedly raped his 6-month-old child Monday night. Police report the infant also suffered a fractured skull in the incident.

Shawn Lee Wray, 27, 404 Barnette Dr. Lot 47, is charged with one count of aggravated child rape and one count of aggravated child abuse, each Class A felonies carrying between 15 to 60 years imprisonment. He turned himself in to Kingsport police at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fire Station 7 on Rock Springs Road.

KPD Det. Toby Wells says law enforcement were contacted at approximately 10 p.m. Monday by staff at Holston Valley Medical Center. They were treating a child who had sustained a severe skull fracture and injuries indicative of sexual abuse.

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