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Greensburg, Ky. man accused of bringing home 13-year-old North Carolina girl for sex

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Michael Murphy (Source: Taylor County Detention Center) Michael Murphy (Source: Taylor County Detention Center)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Green County, Kentucky, man has been arrested after police say he traveled to North Carolina to pick up a 13-year-old girl, then brought her back to his home near Greensburg for sex.

According to an arrest report, it happened over a weekend, from Friday, Nov. 4, to Sunday, Nov. 6. Kentucky State Police say 22-year-old Michael Murphy traveled to North Carolina that Friday evening, picked up the 13-year-old, then brought her back to his home on Grab Road, in Green County.

Police say Murphy ultimately confessed to having sexual relations with the juvenile over the weekend, before taking her home to North Carolina on the night of Sunday, Nov. 4.

Murphy was arrested by Kentucky State Police on Thursday afternoon and charged with second degree sodomy, second degree rape and second degree sexual abuse. He is currently being held in the Taylor County Detention Center.

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