Mendenhall man charged with raping child

Mendenhall man charged with raping child
Jamari Brown escorted to court Monday morning (photo by David Day/Vicksburg Daily News) (Source: Vicksburg Daily News)

MENDENHALL, Miss. (WLBT) - A Mendenhall man surrendered to authorities after a month-long rape investigation.

Investigators say Jamari Brown, 23, is charged with statutory rape and sexual battery of a child under 14.

Sheriff Martin pace said a family member told deputies that Brown met the child over social media. They said Brown came from Mendenhall to Warren County to see the child.

Brown is being held in jail without bond.

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