FBI investigating child rape allegations that went ignored for a decade


LIVINGSTON PARISH – A years-old child rape case is under investigation by the FBI and a task force with the New Orleans Police Department, according to an email obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit.

John Mack is accused of raping a child and is being held without bond in Livingston Parish. He was arrested earlier this year in Jefferson Parish on sexual battery charges.

The guardian of a teenager who was abused said that teen tried to get help for nearly a decade. During that time, she went through multiple forensic interviews as law enforcement entities investigated. However, Latoyia Porter said nothing was done.

“It’s a great failure,” Porter said. “We failed her for more than a decade. The abuse that she went through, she should have never had to endure it for that long.”

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