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Raleigh couple face incest-related charges

Posted May 5, 2014

— A Raleigh couple was arrested for charges related to incest.

William George Ditenhafer, 41, of 3713 Melrose Drive, is charged with four counts of sex offense – parental role and three counts of statutory rape. He remained in the Wake County jail Monday afternoon on a $3.5 million bond.

Mardi Jean Ditenhafer, 37, is charged with accessory after the fact and common law obstruction of justice. She remained at the Wake County jail Monday afternoon on a $500,000 bond.

The alleged incidents happened between November 2010 and March 2014, according to arrest warrants.


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  • gsmbaby19 May 13, 2014

    Why are their names published? What about the privacy of the victim?

  • Heather Brittingham May 6, 2014
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    Disgusting! I hope they go to prison for a very long time.