Beatrice Police Arrest Male in Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl

BEATRICE – An appearance bond has been set at $75,000 for a Beatrice man charged with sexually assaulting a female runaway.

23-year-old Marshal Oden was arrested last Thursday on suspicion of the 1st-degree sexual assault of a girl who recently turned 13.

Police contacted Oden at a home near 10th and Scott, where the female had allegedly spent the night with the suspect.  The girl was dropped off near the YMCA along Scott Street, at 6:15 a.m., according to the police investigation.

Oden faces a hearing in Gage County Court, July 16th.  A provision of his appearance bond is that he’s barred from contact with any female under the age of 18.


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