Update: Accused rapist in custody in Noble County

(Provided Photo/Noble County Sheriff's Department)

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  – A man wanted on multiple rape charges is now in custody, according to the Noble County Sheriff’s Department’s Facebook page.

Tuesday afternoon, the department asked for the public’s help locating 43-year-old Sylvester R. Slone. Around 8:00 p.m., an update was posted indicating Slone had been arrested.

Authorities said he has been charged in Knott County, Kentucky with the following:

  • Six counts of rape in the first degree
  • Six counts of sexual abuse in the first degree
  • Ten counts of sodomy in the first degree

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