Deputies arrest Lufkin man for alleged sex with teen

Ignacio Rios mug shot courtesy of Houston County Jail.
Ignacio Rios mug shot courtesy of Houston County Jail.

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Houston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Lufkin man accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Ignacio Rios Jr., 28, is charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony.

The investigation began on March 2, after the victim's grandmother reported that her granddaughter had sex with Rios at a Latexo cemetery on the weekend of Feb. 26.

According to interviews, Rios, a 16-year-old male, a 12-year-old girl and the victim went to the cemetery together. Rios had sexual intercourse with the victim while the other two had sex, according to the affidavit.

On March 9, deputies went to the cemetery and collected a used blue condom, lip gloss and an opened condom package for evidence.

The sheriff's office arrested Rios on April 21, at a residence in Hudson. He is being held in the Houston County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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