Laurel man charged with statutory rape

Laurel man charged with statutory rape

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Jones County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate a case involving a 47-year-old Laurel man.

According to investigators, on April 18 the department was called to a local hospital for a complaint of rape from a juvenile against a family member.

After thorough investigation, On April 28 the department arrested Donnie Lee Norwood and charged him with statutory rape.

Norwood's bond was set at $10,000. According to officials, he is now out on bond.