CHARGED: Man accused of rape turns himself in

Richard Gore (Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)
Richard Gore (Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man accused of rape in Brunswick County turned himself into authorities.

According to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, Richard Gore, of Ash, turned himself in Friday morning.

He was charged with first degree rape, first degree kidnapping and assault on a female.

According to court documents, Gore is accused of kidnapping, strangling, and biting the fingers and nose of the victim.

Gore made his first court appearance Monday in Brunswick County where he was given a $1 million bond due to the serious nature of the crime.

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