Republic Man Charged with Rape of Child

By KOLR10 News

Published 05/08 2014 09:12AM

Updated 05/08 2014 09:14AM

courtesy: Greene County Jail
REPUBLIC, Mo. -- A court hearing is set for early June for a man who was arrested and charged this week with rape of a young child.

Cleo Morgan, 67, of Republic, was arrested Tuesday on charges of statutory rape of a child under 12, 3 counts of statutory sodomy and  2 counts of child molestation  

According to online court records, Morgan was arrested by Republic police and arraigned Wednesday.

He is due back in court June 4 for a preliminary hearing on the evidence.   He is being held on $75,000 bond.  If he raises bond to be released, a judge has ordered him to be under house arrest at this home, with GPS monitoring.

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