Frankton man arrested on three counts of rape

George Eltzroth (Provided Photo/ The Herald Bulletin)

FRANKTON, Ind. (WISH) – Wednesday, officers in Frankton arrested a man they say is responsible for three rape incidents.

24-Hour News 8’s news gathering partner the Herald Bulletin reports police received a call early Wednesday morning and the arrest occurred shortly after.

Now, officers say 69-year-old George H. Eltzroth is facing felony charges of three counts of rape and three counts of sexual deviant conduct. Officials say all three incidents involved the same victim, a 20-year-old autistic girl. The incidents occurred

He is currently being held in the Madison County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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