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Criminal Investigation in Ohio County

Date of News Release: 04/16/2015

Henderson, KY - Kentucky State Police Post 16 responded to a trailer fire located in the Cromwell area. The trailer was occupied by 2 people. One occupant was transported to the hospital and treated for minor smoke inhalation. State Police Detective Chris Baker and Detective Michael Smith conducted an investigation into the incident. The investigation revealed a female occupant had been sexually assaulted during the incident. April 15, 2015, State Police arrested Charles L. Daugherty and charged him with one count of Arson 1st degree, Rape 1st degree, Assault 1st degree, and Sexual Abuse 1st degree. Mr. Daugherty was lodged in the Ohio County Jail.