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Former jail corporal charged with statutory rape

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Posted at 10:53 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 23:54:24-05

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A former Montgomery County Jail Corporal was indicted on multiple rape charges.

36-year-old Brett Badgett was charged with two counts of statutory rape and two counts of rape.

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Brett Badgett

He worked for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. County officials say the assault happened in July 2012 just a few months before Badgett was hired.

He was terminated earlier this month.