Providence Man Indicted in Rape of 11-Year Old Girl

“PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Providence man has been indicted on charges he raped, and impregnated, an 11-year-old girl.

The authorities say Marco Ortiz, 59, of 56 Rankin St., sexually molested the girl between Dec. 1, 2010, and March 1, 2011.

Ortiz has been held without bail since his arrest in October, after the girl gave birth, the police said.

Ortiz is to be arraigned on the first-degree child molestation charge Feb. 15.”

Read the original article, by Maria Armental, at the Providence Journal Online.

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