published Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Mother accused of raping her two children

MURFREESBORO — A Portland, Ore., woman accused of raping her two children when she lived here more than 10 years ago could face more charges as a Murfreesboro Police Department investigation unfolds.

The 50-year-old mother was charged by Murfreesboro Police Detective Wayne Lawson in late August with the crime, after her two children gave the detective “detailed statements” about rapes and sexual assaults they had suffered at the hands of their mother when they lived on South Kings Highway.

Lawson began what became a more than eight-month-long investigation when he was approached by the suspect's two children, a 21-year-old man and 15-year-old girl, back in mid-January.

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