North Mississippi man in custody for alleged rape charge

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A North Mississippi man is behind bars in connection with an alleged rape in the Oak Grove community of Lamar County.  According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, James Phillip Daniel was apprehended in connection with a warrant from a personal affidavit that was filed by the victim.

According to Sheriff Rigel, the alleged incident occurred on June 27th and the victim was an acquaintance of the suspect.  Bond was set at $25,000 and the case will be presented to the grand jury for consideration.