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      Kirksville man charged with rape, burglary

      Rex Sizemore, of Kirksville


      (KTVO) A northeast Missouri man faces three felony charges this weekend.


      Rex Sizemore, 27, of Kirksville is charged with forcible rape, first-degree burglary and domestic assault.


      According to court papers, Sizemore is accused of illegally entering a Kirksville residence through a kitchen window.


      It is alleged Sizemore then put the victim in a chokehold, threw her to the ground and then raped her.


      Police arrested Sizemore at his home. He is being held in the Adair County Jail on $150,000 cash only bond.


      In cases such as these, KHQA will not identify the victim.

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