rape and molestation
need answers

Winnfield, LA

#1 May 13, 2013
Can rape and molestation charges be filed against a person, that happy many years ago? All victims still alive but one
how long

United States

#2 May 13, 2013
How long are you talking? I believe there might be a statue of limitations for things like that and also there is the matter of lack of evidence other than just say so. I suspect it would be a long, difficult battle.
One More Word

Shreveport, LA

#3 May 14, 2013
Most people that commit this type of crime do not stop. If it happened a long time ago to someone you know you can believe the offender is still doing this to someone else. I would contact a lawyer. Or call the sheriffs dept and talk to someone there. If you don't tell then he/she will continue to hurt others. They never stop unless they are stopped.
doallucan

Winnfield, LA

#4 May 14, 2013
report it just in case there are more victims than you thought or if it happens again to someone else.....it will be on file,with no evidence you will need more to come foward
Jo Berry

United States

#5 May 14, 2013
i don't believe there is a statute of limitation on sex crimes.
old old

Olla, LA

#6 May 14, 2013
Jo Berry wrote:
i don't believe there is a statute of limitation on sex crimes.
Front page Winn paper April 3, 2013 Hugo Holland a 25 -year career prosecutor whose specialty for years has been sex crimes prosecutions aided our DA in obtaining convictions of a case that happened 28 years ago.

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