Knox man charged with raping man inside mausoleum

Knox man charged with raping man inside mausoleum

July 17th, 2012 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

CLINTON - A Powell resident remains jailed today on charges he lured another man to a cemetery mausoleum, locked its door, made the victim drink alcohol and then performed oral sex on him.

The victim was "punched, slapped, scratched and choked" during the Saturday evening episode and stated "he feared for his life and never thought he would leave the mausoleum alive," according to an Anderson County Sheriff's Department incident report.

Arrested and charged with aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, trespass or injury to cemetery property and vandalism was Charles Ronald Bean, 54, Coconut Lane. Bean remains in the Anderson County Jail today.

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