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      Coos County sheriff arrests man on rape charge

      COOS BAY, Ore. - A man face charges of rape, sex abuse and strangulation after a 46-year-old woman went to the hospital and reported being assaulted, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

      Deputies arrested Timothy Wayne Ashmus, 42, at 1 p.m. Tuesday at a McKenna Lane home in the Millington area south of Coos Bay. In addition to rape and other charges, he was booked on a probation violation.

      The investigation started at 8 a.m. Monday when the woman went to Bay Area Hospital and reported being raped.

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