A Kentucky man awaits extradition to Ohio following his arrest on rape charges.
The Licking County Sheriff’s Office began investigation the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female in early 2013. During the investigation they say they found that 20-year-old Shawn Walsinger traveled from Georgetown, Kentucky to Newark, Ohio and engaged in sexual conduct with the victim.
Detectives gathered digital and physical evidence linking Walsinger to the alleged rape. An arrest warrant was issued and detectives traveled to Kentucky, arrested and interviewed Walsinger.
Detectives said he admitted to having sexual conduct with the victim.