Derrick Slaven

HUNTSVILLE — A convicted sex offender who has been accused of raping a 13-year-old girl was indicted last week on charges stemming from that case.

Derreck Slaven, 33, of a Big Ridge Road address in Oneida, was named in an 18-count indictment handed down by a Scott County grand jury on Tuesday, March 20.

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The indictment charges Slaven with a laundry list of felonies related to the alleged Dec. 4 incident, in which Slaven is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl and attempting to prevent her escape from a bedroom where he allegedly had her cornered.

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The complete story can be found in the March 29, 2018 print edition of the Independent Herald.