Ind. rape suspect arrested

SUNMAN, IN (FOX19) - A suspect wanted for rape in Indiana was arrested early Wednesday morning.

Stanley Short, 41, was wanted for questioning in connection with a serious violent felony that occurred on May 25 in the Sunman area.

Late Tuesday night, police received information that Short was at a home on Eastern Avenue in Sunman.

Indiana State Police trooper and Ripley County Sheriff's deputies responded to the residence, where Short was taken into custody without incident just before 1 a.m.

A warrant was issued for Short's arrest May 26 and Short now stands accused of Rape, Criminal Deviate Conduct, Criminal Confinement, Battery By Means of a Deadly Weapon and Domestic Battery Causing Injury.

Short is being held in the Ripley County Jail awaiting his initial hearing in Ripley Circuit Court.

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