Lamar Co. man charged with statutory rape, kidnapping


LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. - One Lamar County man is now behind bars.

Lamar County Sheriff, Danny Rigel said Cedell Watts, 19, has been arrested for kidnapping and statutory rape.

Rigel said Watts held a 14-year-old girl against her will Sunday and raped her at an apartment on Shears Road.

Watts could face a life sentence.

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