Man arrested on 2007 rape charge

Robert Lee Marion, 53

An Augusta man was arrested on Thursday and charged with a rape that happened in September of 2007.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report and jail committal, 53-year-old Robert Lee Marion, of the 3300 block of Mundy Road, was arrested at about 2:10 p.m.

Mr. Marion had been accused of raping a 30-year-old woman at the 1500 block of Holly Street in 2007. The victim told police that in addition to the rape, Marion grabbed her by the throat and choked her, the sheriff’s report states.

In addition to the rape, Marion has also been charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer and giving a false name to an officer.



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