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Convicted sex offender charged with burglary, rape

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James Ludwick (Source: Kentucky Sex Offender Online Registry) James Ludwick (Source: Kentucky Sex Offender Online Registry)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A convicted sex offender is charged with breaking into a woman's home Thursday night and raping her.


James Ludwick, 43, of Louisville, is a registered sex offender on the 20-year list. He was previously convicted of first-degree sexual abuse of a 15-year-old victim.

He forced himself inside a woman's home, according to an arrest report, choking her to cause visible injury and then forced himself on her. 

Ludwick is charged with wanton endangerment, burglary and first-degree rape.

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