St. Tammany Parish, La — Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Division arrested a 45-year-old Denham Springs man on several charges relating to his yearlong sexual relationship with a young girl.
A family member of the victim contacted the Sheriff’s Office to report the illegal sexual relationship.
During the course of the investigation, detectives determined that David Joseph Murray had been having a sexual relationship with the victim for approximately one year.
A search warrant was obtained for Murray’s DNA and he was subsequently arrested on April 18.
Murray was charged with two counts of Aggravated Rape (With Persons 13 Years of Age or Younger), two counts of Molestation of a Juvenile and 3 counts of Sexual Battery.