Man wanted in Kentucky on rape, sodomy charges arrested in Belize

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KENTUCKY (NEWS 5) – A man wanted in Kentucky on rape and sodomy charges has been arrested in Belize.

According to News 5, 60-year-old Ladd Ottofy was arrested Thursday at an apartment in Ladyville. They say Ottofy was indicted in March on four counts of sexual abuse, one count of rape and one count of sodomy.

Ottofy is accused of sexually abusing several juveniles between November 2017 and December 2018.

In January, Ottofy was released on a $25,000 bond and was supposed to appear in court in March, but News 5 says he failed to do so.

News 5 says he fled the U.S. after posting bond.

It’s unclear when he entered Belize and how long he has been living in Ladyville.

We’ll continue following this story and update information as it becomes available.

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(This story was originally published on September 19, 2019)

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