Arraignment Tuesday for man accused of raping underage victim


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An arraignment is scheduled Tuesday for a man Lexington police say repeatedly raped a minor over three years.

Officers say 44-year-old Michael Buford Turley began a series of rapes in 2011, when the victim was in 6th grade.

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Police began investigating the case after the victim told a staff member at school about the assaults.

According to court documents, officers found DNA evidence on the victim’s bed sheets that were a match for Turley.

He was arrested Monday evening.