3 Navy men rape charges, service members stationed at Fort Gordon


3 Navy men rape charges, service members stationed at Fort Gordon.

Jonathan Augustus, Michael Billington and Teddy Diake, all 24 years old, are accused of raping an 18-year-old woman on March 3 in the 7000 block of Parker Place, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office told the Augusta Chronicle.The three men were at a house party, and they’re accused of assaulting the woman in a bedroom, the newspaper reported. The sheriff’s office and Naval Criminal Investigative Service are investigating the incident.

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The woman was treated at University Hospital for multiple undisclosed injuries, the Chronicle reported. Guests at the party identified the three men, the sheriff’s office said.Arrest warrants obtained by the newspaper accused the trio of forcefully having sex with the woman without her consent and against her will.

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As of Wednesday night, Diake, Augustus and Billington remained in jail without bond, according to Richmond County jail records. AJC.com has reached out to the sheriff’s office for more details on their arrests.

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