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Columbus man indicted for imprisonment & rape

51-year-old Gerald Tatum, Source: Columbus Police Department 51-year-old Gerald Tatum, Source: Columbus Police Department

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A Muscogee County Grand Jury has indicted a local man on rape, false imprisonment and aggravated assault charges.

According to court documents, 51-year-old Gerald Tatum from Columbus confined a woman without her permission back in October of 2004, put a knife to her neck and raped her.  

In the indictment, it says Tatum's identity was not known until March of 2007, years after the alleged crime.

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