Tennessee police officer charged with rape of 14-year-old girl

Tennessee police officer charged with rape of 14-year-old girl

December 14th, 2011 by The Commercial Appeal in Local - Breaking News

Ericck Cain

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Memphis police have charged one of their own, a 25-year-old officer, with having sex with a 14-year-old girl as well as sending her nude photos of himself, police officials announced Tuesday.

Sex-crimes investigators charged officer Ericck L. Cain with aggravated statutory rape and exploitation of a minor by electronic means, according to a statement released by a public information officer.

Deputy Chief Dave Martello said Cain and the victim are related, but he didn't know how closely.

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