New charges filed against rape, kidnapping suspect

New charges filed against rape, kidnapping suspect
Jimmy L. Jackson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
Jimmy L. Jackson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man charged with kidnapping, robbing and sexually assaulting several women is now facing charges in a new case.

Jimmy L. Jackson, 21, has been in custody at Louisville Metro Corrections since September 15 on three counts each of rape, sodomy and robbery, two counts of kidnapping and one count of unlawful imprisonment.

Additional charges of rape, robbery and sodomy were placed against Jackson on September 20. In each case, Jackson and the victim used the website Backpage.com to arrange to meet.

In the latest case, Jackson and the victim agreed on September 6 at her home and Jackson arrived with an another man. Once inside, the victim says Jackson and the second man held her at gunpoint, forced her to have sex act with them. before leaving, the men robbed the victim of her purse, cell phone and cash.

Jackson was already being held on a $300,000 cash bond for the original charges. An additional $100,000 cash bond was added on the new charges.

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