A Clayton man is charged with raping a girl over a six-year period while living with the child's mother.
Jason M. Griffitts, 32, is charged with five counts of rape in the first degree, 23 counts of rape in the second degree and continuous sexual abuse of a child.
Delaware State Police say the abuse started when the victim was 9 years old; she is now 15. Investigators believe the assaults took place several times during the week; sometimes twice a day. The victim notified family members in October.