Jury Convicts West Memphis Man of Rape

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT:
Christy Wilson
Executive Assistant for Scott Ellington
Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney
(870) 932-1513 – Phone

Jury Convicts West Memphis Man of Rape

MARION, AR – Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas, announced Monday that Crittenden County jurors convicted Marco Dwayne Lee, 30, of West Memphis, of the rape of a minor. The jury returned its verdict Friday afternoon.

Circuit Judge John Fogleman sentenced Lee to 14 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections.

Ellington expressed his gratitude for the hard work of the Detective Stacy Allen, the West Memphis Police Department, and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Thomas Young of Marion. Lee was remanded to the custody of Crittenden County Sheriff Mike Allen while awaiting transport to the state penitentiary.

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