One man charged with the rape of a 76-year-old Wichita woman

Pictured on the left is John Thompson. Pictured on the right is Jessica Ward.

WICHITA, Kansas — Charges were filed Thursday in the rape and robbery of a 76-year-old woman.

It happened in her home near the intersection of Lincoln and I-135 last week Friday.

John Thompson, 18, was charged with rape, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary.

He is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Authorities also charged a 22-year-old Jessica Ward with obstructing/apprehension of prosecution.

Her bond was set at $50,000.


Two teens facing charges for the rape of a 76-year-old woman in southeast Wichita


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