Deputies: Man Raped & Impregnated 13-Year-Old Disabled Girl

A Laurel County couple was indicted on rape charges that included a mentally disabled teenager.

Franklin Brown, 45, is accused of raping a 13-year-old mentally disabled girl back in September and getting her pregnant.

According to the Laurel County sheriff, Brown’s girlfriend–Joyce Blanton, 35–knew about the rape and that the girl was pregnant, but did nothing about it.

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Deputies said Blanton admitted she planned to claim the child was hers.

According to the Sentinel-Echo newspaper, Brown has been indicted on three counts of rape; Blanton with complicity to commit rape.