Kentucky State Police arrested a Franklin man in connection with an investigation into allegations of rape.

State police say they were called on Monday, May 3 by the Simpson County Sheriff’s office to investigate an incident where a woman reported she had allegedly been raped at her home.

State police say during the investigation John D. Ellis, 65, was identified as a possible suspect.

Detectives found Ellis and arrested him on charges of burglary — second degree, kidnapping — adult and rape.

Ellis was lodged in the Simpson County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.

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