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Richmond man indicted on 79 sex-crime charges

Kobe Isiah Graves-Hardin faces nearly 80 charges, including second-degree rape and second-degree sexual abuse.
Kobe Isiah Graves-Hardin faces nearly 80 charges, including second-degree rape and second-degree sexual abuse. Madison County jail

A Madison grand jury has indicted an 18-year-old Richmond man on 79 sex-crime charges, including two counts of second-degree rape, two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and five counts of second-degree sodomy. He also was indicted on 32 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and 38 counts of use of a minor in a sexual performance.

According to the 11-page indictment, handed down July 5, Kobe Graves-Hardin had sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl on two occasions and engaged in oral sex with the same victim on five occasions.

To read the full story, visit The Richmond Register website.

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