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Alleged: Repeated Rape..Juvenile Victims; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Hot Springs Police Detective Plummer reports that 2 victims (both male and approximately 8 years of age) were interviewed by authorities October 6, 2021.  Both victims explained activity that rises to the gravity of Felony Rape charges.

The suspect, Daion Amaude Morehead, 20, of Illinois Street in Hot Springs, allegedly repeated this activity with 1 of the victims approximately 5 times during the past year.

Daion Amaude Morehead, 20, of Illinois Street in Hot Springs – Charged with raping 2 juvenile males.

The other suspect told authorities that Mr. Morehead told him that demons would harm him if he reported the activity.

Both victims say the activity took place at Mr. Morehead’s residence.

Det. Plummer obtained arrest warrants for Mr. Morehead and entered them into the police computer.

The next day, Hot Springs Police Officers made contact with Mr. Moorehead at his residence and placed him under arrest.

Mr. Morehead was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  He is charged with Felony Rape x2 and was initially being held without bond.  Bond has since been set at $125,000.