72-year-old Alamance County woman charged with rape of a child
ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A woman is in custody in connection with multiple sex offenses involving a juvenile.
Edna Mae Overman, 72, of Liberty, is charged with felony child abuse – prostitution, first-degree rape of a child, two counts of first-degree sex offense and indecent liberties with a minor.
On Nov. 25, detectives with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Investigations Unit arrested Overman.
The charges stem from an investigation initiated several weeks ago following a report filed by the family of the victim.
The allegations date back to 2002 and span a time frame of several years.
Overman was placed under a $300,000 secured bond.
This is the second arrest related to the investigation. On Nov. 3, her husband, William Roger Overman, was arrested on similar charges and placed under a $400,000 secured bond.
William Overman was charged additionally with incest and prostitution of a child. He was placed under an additional $125,000 secured bond, raising his total bond amount to $525,000.
An investigation is ongoing.