MOTHER F*CKEN RAPIST! Man arrested for raping his own mum but denies it all

A young man charged with raping and sexually assaulting his own mother in the United States has denied all the charges.

20-year-old self-proclaimed artist, Nicholas Craig Barkdull, from Pendleton, Indiana has been charged with numerous offences over the rape of his biological mother, including Level 3 felony rape, Level 5 felony incest and Level 6 felony sexual battery.

Mr Barkdull is adopted but apparently had a continuing relationship with his biological mother while growing up and regularly saw her at family gatherings before moving in to live with her in May 2016.

Mr Barkdull’s mother reported her son to police last October following two incidents at her family home in June and then four months later. He was only arrested in late March of this year.

According to local media and court reports, the first incident occurred when the woman finished a shower and saw her son standing near the bathroom door. Her boyfriend was at work at the time and three other children were asleep.

She informed police that she told Mr Barkdull to leave but instead he followed her into her bedroom where he sexually assaulted her. The woman says she punched her son in the face and he escaped the residence.

Four months later in autumn, the woman says she had just returned to bed after her three other children had gone to school in the morning when she feel asleep but then woke up to find Mr Barkdull on top of her sexually assaulting her.

According to court documents, the assault continued for five minutes before the woman managed to kick Mr Barkdull off her and then report him to police.

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Nicholas Craig Barkdull in August 2016 in the months between the alleged assaults on his mum in June and October 2016 (Facebook)

Mr Barkdull’s defence attorney, Bryan Williams, has told local media outlets that his “client adamantly denies these charges.”

“The entire case,” Mr Williams wrote in an email to reporters, “is based upon the word of the named victim. … No physical evidence whatsoever. … We are anxious to clear Nick’s name of this horrible, unfounded allegation.”

However, prosecutor Rodney Cummings has defended the decision to charge Mr Barkdull.

“To somehow call this a witch hunt is not dealing in reality,” Mr Cummings said.

Some of Mr Barkdull’s friends have come to his defence on social media, questioning the veracity of the charges while others have called his supporters out for “victim blaming”.

Um he’s a rapist, ” Regan Senna Nipper wrote on Mr Barkdull’s personal Facebook page.

Nicholas Barkdull Alleged Mom Rapist Facebook comments

One of Mr Barkdull’s friends, Lilly Wagner, then wrote in response: You don’t know what the fuck they have been threw (sic) and you do not have the right to throw that name or any other name around!”

Another acquaintance, Victoria Davenport, wrote on Facebook that she knew Mr Barkdull personally.

“[The mum] supposedly reported it multiple times, and he’s now just being charged for it,” Ms Davenport wrote on the Facebook page for Bail Solutions Inc.

Two days after his arrest on Wednesday, March 29, Mr Barkdull posted on Facebook that he was in a new relationship with a young woman.

Mr Barkdull has been released from jail pending a court hearing after posting a $20,000 bond.

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MOTHER F*CKEN RAPIST! Man arrested for raping his own mum but denies it all

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About Serkan Ozturk 69 Articles
Serkan Ozturk is an investigative journalist and the publisher and editor of True Crime News Weekly. His journalism has previously been featured by the likes of RT News, Sydney Morning Herald and Crikey. He is a member of the MEAA.

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