Man Indicted on Child Rape Case

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JACKSON Tenn.- A Madison County grand jury handed down an indictment against a Jackson man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl.

David Blackwell, 37, was indicted Monday. He is already in jail on an unrelated aggravated DUI charge.

Blackwell is accused of attacking a young girl, in a hotel, in December of last year. Police said he was a friend of the girl's family.

Blackwell's next court appearance is set for Monday.

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