60-year-old man rapes and impregnates 12-year-old girlBy Mason White 8:57 AM January 14, 2015
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A family said that they feel betrayed by a man who they helped for many years.
The 60-year-old man was arrested after he was accused of impregnating a 12-year-old girl.
Walter Johnson is accused of sexually assaulting the child in Jacksonville, Florida, several times. Family members believe that the assault happened while he offered to babysit the child.
The girl was taken to a hospital, where a doctor confirmed that she is pregnant. When Johnson heard the news, he threatened to commit suicide before officers arrested him.
The girl told police that Johnson had sex with her. He denies the allegations.
Johnson has been charged with three counts of sexual assault on a minor, and is being held on $1.5 million bail.
A family member of the victim said that Johnson, had been a family friend for 40 years, and had even lived with the family members for one year, when he fell on hard times.
The family said that they will help raise the baby.