26 Year Old Moscow Man Accused Of Raping Underage Girl Quickly Pleads Guilty As Charged

The 26-year-old Moscow man accused of raping an underage girl has quickly pleaded guilty as charged.

Anthony Hatchell pleaded guilty Monday to a felony rape count during his initial arraignment in Latah County Second District Court.  Hatchell pleaded guilty to rape involving a victim under the age of 16 when the perpetrator is over 18.  His sentencing date has not been scheduled yet.

Hatchell was arrested by Moscow Police late last month when officers found him with a girl under the age of 16 inside a car at Mountain View Park.