Houma man jailed in alleged rape of disabled relative

Houma man jailed in alleged rape of disabled relative
(Weston, Kelly)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A Terrebonne Parish man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a disabled family that resulted in a pregnancy.

On Oct. 17, the Houma Police Department conducted an investigation into an allegation that 56-year-old Michael Authement had sex with a mentally handicapped relative. As a result, he was arrested for one count of second-degree rape.

Authement is jailed at the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex.

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