Oxford man charged with rape

Published 1:31 pm Friday, May 31, 2024

An Oxford man has been arrested for rape, according to the Lafayette County Detention Center.

On Thursday, the Criminal Investigation Unit launched an investigation into a reported rape.

The investigation resulted in the issuance of an arrest warrant for Cory Lemond Smith, 47, of Oxford.

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A $1,000 reward was offered by LOU Crimestoppers for any information leading to Smith’s arrest.

Smith was found and taken into custody on Friday.