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Kentucky man charged with 2017 rape on Franklin & Marshall campus

LANCASTER — A Kentucky man has been charged with a rape that occurred late last year on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College, according to the Lancaster Bureau of Police.

Police say they began to investigate the reported rape after being alerted on Nov. 16, 2017.

Felicius Bucyukundi, 22, of Louisville, KY is charged with two counts of rape, two counts of sexual assault, three counts of aggravated indecent assault, and three counts of indecent assault.

The victim told police the alleged attack occurred in a dormitory on campus. Bucyunkundi is accused of biting the victim’s face, neck, and breasts, and refusing her repeated requests for him to stop after he began having sexual intercourse with her. Bucyunkundi also allegedly used his right hand to hold the victim down by her neck while raping her, police say.

After an investigation, a¬†warrant for Bucyunkundi’s arrest was issued on Oct. 11, 2018, police say.

Bucyukundi was taken into custody in Kentucky and extradited to Lancaster County, arriving on Oct. 20. He was processed, arraigned, and committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.

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