For Immediate Release:  February 19, 2014

Contact: George T. Maier, Stark County Sheriff   330-430-3887

“STARK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES ARREST RAPE SUSPECT”

Canton, OH – Sheriff George T. Maier advises that Stark County Deputies have arrested KYLE CURTIS MURPHY, W/M age 23 of Mineral City, Ohio and charged him with one count of Rape F-1, and one count of Felonious Assault F-2.

Deputies responded to a residence in Pike Township for a welfare concern regarding the suspect when they did notice injuries to an 11 month old female.  MURPHY was arrested due to the subsequent investigation related to the injuries of the 11 month old child.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the matter.