Rape suspect turns himself in

Published 10:03 pm Thursday, January 23, 2014

UPDATED 3:31 p.m.: City spokeswoman Diana Klink said Jerrod Kion Boone turned himself in at Suffolk Police headquarters Thursday afternoon. He will be transported to Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

Earlier: Suffolk police are seeking the public’s assistance locating a Portsmouth man wanted on a charge of rape.



Jerrod Kion Boone, 31, of the 3700 block of Western Branch Boulevard, is described as a black male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 142 pounds.

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The alleged rape occurred on Dec. 31 following a date after Boone and the female victim had been corresponding online, according to a news release from city spokeswoman Diana Klink.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to Crime Line never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.