Madison County

27-year-old Berea man charged with rape, sodomy of girl younger than 16

Kenneth Scott
Kenneth Scott

A Berea man accused of having sex with a girl younger than 16 faces rape and sodomy charges, police said.

On Tuesday afternoon, Berea police arrested Kenneth Eugene Scott Jr., 27, after an investigation revealed that he had sex with the girl, police said in a news release.

Scott lived in the same home as the juvenile for several months and was left in charge of her at times, said Sgt. Jake Reed, spokesman for Berea police.

Scott was charged with third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy, He was being held in the Madison County jail.