PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB)- Police said the rape of a 12-year-old girl now includes five people and more arrests could be on the way. Police said the victim was raped several times, dating back to this summer. Her aunt still finds it difficult to find the words to describe her pain.
"It's like my world fell from underneath me when I heard it was my niece," said the woman, who asked not to be identified.
Five men are still behind bars in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and West Baton Rouge Parish Prison, charged with sex crimes. Investigators charged Ivy Martin, 38, the live-in boyfriend of the victim's mother, with multiple counts of rape.
According to a probable cause report from EBRSO, Michael Sherbin of Baton Rouge told investigators he had sex with the girl as well in July, immediately after watching Martin have sex with the victim.
Another report stated the victim reported Arthur Lee Jones of Baker had sex with her immediately after Martin in October. The report added Jones also told police he knew that Martin allowed other men to have sex with the victim but he failed to do anything about it.