Man Charged With Rape Of Child

On Aug. 31, a 10-year-old female child made a disclosure to Child Protective Services (DCS) that she had been sexually abused by an adult male.

Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Child Protective Services (DCS) responded immediately and began to investigate the disclosure.

The investigation progressed, which resulted in evidence being obtained that indicated that Derrick Tramel, age 32 of Clay County did sexually penetrate the child.

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