Healdton man arrested for crimes against a child

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HEALDTON, OK -- A Healdton man was arrested Sunday accused of repeatedly raping a 14 year old girl.

According to the Carter County Sheriff's Office 55-year-old Michael Joe Broadnax is accused of raping the girl from October 2006 to 2008.

Captain Gregg Johnson says the victim received death threats and was afraid for herself and her child, who was born as a result of the sexual assaults.

Officials say the victim's mother was aware of what was going on and may also face charges.

Broadnax remains in the Carter County jail.