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Mississippi Man Indicted in Rape of 8-year-old in Slidell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         August 25, 2017

Mississippi Man Indicted in Rape of 8-year-old in Slidell

COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Lloyd Joseph Weysham, 61, of Kiln, Mississippi, Thursday (August 24) of first degree rape of a victim under 13.

Weysham is accused of raping an 8-year-old girl who had been left in his care in a Slidell home in June of this year. The 11-year-old sister of the victim told authorities that she witnessed the crime while pretending to be asleep and then called a family member to report the incident.

The family member contacted the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office, which arrested Weysham.