LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Lee County Sheriff's office has made an arrest in an alleged rape that occurred on Halloween of 2008.
A 19-year-old woman told investigators she was raped by a man she met for the first time while attending a party at a home in the Smiths Station community.
According to the woman, a man had non-consensual sex with her while she was unconscious.
DNA evidence was collected for examination at the state crime lab. Forensics link DNA to 26-year-old Ralph Gore of Phenix City, AL.
Gore was arrested Wednesday and charged with rape. He is currently being held at the Lee County Detention center on $100,000 bond.
We're told Gore is an active duty soldier and is stationed at Fort Benning, GA.
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