A grand jury in Pickens County has indicted a 44-year-old Reform man and charged him with three sex crimes after he allegedly raped a developmentally disabled woman at the group home where he worked.

According to a press release from 24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Andy Hamlin, James Curtis Wilson was employed at a Pickens County group home in 2018 when he reportedly sexually assaulted a disabled woman in her early 30's there.

The victim's mother contacted police in April 2018 and they began an investigation, which led to Wilson's indictment this week.

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The grand jury has charged Wilson with second-degree rape, second-degree sexual abuse and second-degree sodomy. He has been arrested and placed in the Pickens County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

Hamlin said investigators do not believe any other residents of the group home were victimized.

“This was a long and thorough investigation involving an especially vulnerable victim,” Hamlin said. “I’m pleased the grand jury issued these indictments after reviewing evidence collected by investigators.”

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