Henri Michele Piette, 62, has been charged with first-degree rape and other offences.
Henri Michele Piette, 62, has been charged with first-degree rape and other offences.

Stepdad 'raped her for 19 years'

A MAN accused of "marrying” his stepdaughter when she was 11, then holding her prisoner and repeatedly raping her for 19 years, has been arrested in Mexico and extradited to the US.

Oklahoma authorities charged Henri Michele Piette, 62, with first-degree rape and other offences after Rosalynn McGinnis, now 33, made her way to the US embassy in Mexico.

There, she told investigators she was "married” by a then 15-year-old son of Mr Piette's in the back of a van the day before Mr Piette was due to marry her mother.

After Ms McGinnis's mother later left Mr Piette (pictured) because of his violent behaviour and lived with her daughter in protective accommodation, he is alleged to have kidnapped Ms McGinnis, then 12, in 1997.

Ms McGinnis alleged she was subjected to near daily sexual assaults and bore nine children. - INM



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