Mercer man charged with 700 felony counts in rapes of girl
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A Mercer County man who police say raped a girl at least 100 times over an eight year period was arrested today on 700 felony counts.
Blaise Paul Tunstall, 67, of Jamestown, Pa., is being held in the Mercer County Jail on $25,000 bail.
Mr. Tunstall has been charged with 100 felony counts each of rape of a child; statutory sexual assault; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a minor; unlawful contact with a minor; aggravated sexual assault; indecent assault; and corruption of minors.
Police say Mr. Tunstall abused the girl from about 2004, when she was 7 years old, through 2012, at various locations in Greene Township.
First Published January 28, 2013 6:36 pm