Man arrested in woman’s kidnapping, rape in southwest Memphis


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man is facing a long list of charges, including aggravated rape and aggravated kidnapping, after police said he held a woman against her will at her house for two days.

According to Memphis Police, the victim told them her attacker, R.C. Alexander, held her against her will at her southwest Memphis home since Thursday and physically and sexually assaulted her. She said she was able to leave the house to report the abuse once Alexander left the resident on Saturday.

The victim was treated for her injuries, and she positively identified Alexander in a photo lineup.

Alexander has been charged with aggravated rape and aggravated kidnapping.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest News

More News

Watch Latest Videos

Disney World to require masks indoors regardless of vaccination status starting Friday

COVID cases in Mississippi

Como Violence

Panola County Sheriff Shane Phelps

Panola County Sheriff Shane Phelps

I-40 bridge reopening reaction

More News