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Four others arrested in rape of 12-year-old with special needs

Posted: 4:46 PM, May 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-18 17:09:59-04

Four more arrests have been made in connection with the rape of a 12-year-old with special needs in St. Martinville.

Police Chief Rickey Martin says that 19-year-old Ricky Escagne Jr., 33-year-old Richarlette Leon, and two juveniles were arrested in that case.

No mugshots of those arrested were available. The charges of the individuals are below.

  • Ricky Escagne Jr- 19 years old- First Degree Rape
  • Richarlette Leon 33 years old- Accessory after-the-fact.
  • (Juvenile ) – First Degree Rape
  • (Juvenile) – First Degree Rape

20-year-old Hunter Miller was arrested last week in this case, accused of raping a 12-year-old with special needs. Miller’s mother Michelle Miller was also arrested on Obstruction of Justice charges for allegedly hiding Mr. Miller in a New Iberia motel.

Hunter Miller was arrested today and booked with First Degree Rape. His bond has been set at $250,000.

Police in St. Martinville say they received a call about the incident and upon investigation, they learned that 20-year-old Hunter Miller allegedly had sex with the 12-year-old.