Scott County

Man charged with rape of a child

SCOTT COUNTY, Va. - A Scott County, Virginia man is facing charges in connection with a child rape investigation.

News 5 has learned 57-year-old Charles Edward Burke was arrested after Lieutenant Chris Holder, with the Scott County Sheriff's Office, says Burke admitted to raping a child under the age of 18.

Sheriff John Puckett says evidence was collected, including DNA.

The investigation is continuing.

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