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Raleigh Rape Suspect Released From Hospital, Taken To Central Prison

Posted June 9, 2004 11:46 a.m. EDT

— A Raleigh rape suspect is out of the hospital and behind bars.

Charles Kearney was shot in the head after a confrontation with U.S. marshals and Wake Forest Police two weeks ago.

Kearney is charged with raping and kidnapping a woman in Raleigh. He also faces charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a woman in Rocky Mount.

His bail has been set at $2 million.

Kearney is being housed at Central Prison because it has a hospital which can deal with his injuries.