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Arkansas man accused of raping girl in unincorporated Lincoln County

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Michael O'Neill, 27, is accused of raping a girl under the age of 17. Michael O'Neill, 27, is accused of raping a girl under the age of 17.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 27-year-old Arkansas man is accused of raping a girl under the age of 17 in unincorporated Lincoln County.

On August 22, detectives began investigating a statutory rape allegation against Michael O’Neill. The victim told police the rape occurred on August 20 in Silex.

According to police, O’Neill admitted to knowing the victim but denied having sex with her.

O’Neill is facing a felony second-degree statutory rape charge. He is currently being held at the Lincoln County Jail on a $150,000 cash-only bond.

According to court documents, O’Neill also had an active warrant for his arrest for a parole violation in Arkansas.

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