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4 Kentucky National Guard soldiers arrested in sex assault investigation

Four members of the Kentucky National Guard have been arrested and charged following a sexual assault investigation in Calloway County, police said Wednesday.

Police responded earlier this month to a report of a sexual assault and took four suspects into custody June 3, Kentucky State Police said in a Facebook post.

A preliminary investigation showed that the victim was given alcohol and sexually assaulted by the four suspects, who were in Kentucky's Calloway County in preparation for weekend deployment, police said.

Police charged Anthony Tubolino, 25, with second-degree rape, second-degree sodomy and third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.  Austin Dennis, 21, was charged with second-degree sodomy and 22-year-old Jacob Ruth was charged with second-degree sodomy. Tyler Hart, 19, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree sodomy, according to police.

Kentucky State Police Arrest Four Soldiers in Sexual Assault Investigation MURRAY, KY (June 14, 2017) – Kentucky State...

Posted by Kentucky State Police on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

An investigation is ongoing.

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