A Florrisant, Colo. teenager claims that she was raped more than 30 times by her neighbors Karen Clark, 59, and the late 62-year-old Bruce Gilbert "Rocky" Clark over a period of two years, the Associated Press reports.
According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the arrest affidavit for Karen Clark states that the victim claims that the Clarks began assaulting her when she was around 11 or 12 years old. Rocky allegedly began assaulting the young girl when she returned a wagon that her mother had borrowed to the Clark home. Then, Rocky's wife Karen, joined in on the assaults when she found out what her husband was doing. The abuse allegedly escalated over time, the affidavit states that the Clarks even gave the victim sex toys and showed her pornography.
Shortly after authorities began to investigate the claim against the Clarks, Rocky Clark committed suicide. According to The Denver Post Teller County Coroner's Office records said he died from a gunshot to the head.
KRDO reports that Clark committed suicide in November because of the sexual assault accusations, "It was just more than he could handle. He couldn't stand for the public to think poorly of him," Betty McDonald who identified Rocky's body to authorities when it was discovered near the lake of the Wilson Lakes subdivision.
Karen Clark was arrested on Dec. 1 on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by a person of trust and is now free on a $50,000 bond, the Gazette reports.
Deputies allegedly found messages from Rocky Clark to the victim telling the young girl how much he loved her, 7News reports.
WATCH [via KRDO] report when Rocky's body was found when the investigation into the Clarks began:
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