Marlin Elijah Graham

Marlin Elijah Graham

A Silver Spring man was denied bail Tuesday after his arrest last week on charges that he raped an underage girl in Frederick, according to court records. 

Marlin Elijah Graham, 20, of the 10200 block of Colesville Road, was taken into custody Thursday on a warrant charging him with second-degree rape and sexual abuse of a minor dating back to the early hours of Aug. 11 at a home in Frederick. Interviews were conducted with an underage girl who was brought to Frederick Memorial Hospital on Aug. 14 by relatives, charging documents state.

Graham was interviewed by police Aug. 21 and, after initially denying the allegations, he ultimately admitted to having inappropriate sexual contact with the girl, the documents state.

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Jeremy Arias is the Frederick city and government reporter for The Frederick News-Post.

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