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Navassa Police Officer charged with rape

Published: Feb. 18, 2010 at 11:10 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 22, 2010 at 9:46 PM EST
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Jaymin Lenwood Murphy (Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)
Jaymin Lenwood Murphy (Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Brunswick County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man accused of raping a child.

According to the sheriff's office, 35-year-old Jaymin Lenwood Murphy of Leland has been charged with one count of first degree rape for an assault that happened in 2006.

Murphy has been an officer with the Navassa Police Department for a year and a half, but was not in law enforcement at the time of the assault.

Detectives say additional charges are pending.

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