Rape suspect allegedly threatens to kill victim

Rape suspect allegedly threatens to kill victim
Chip Nix
Chip Nix
Bainbridge Public Safety
Bainbridge Public Safety

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - A Bainbridge man is behind bars after officers said he raped a woman and threatened her with a gun.

Investigators said 28-year-old Jamere Smart lured the victim to his home Monday, raped her, and then threatened to kill her.

She was able to escape and was taken to the hospital.

Officers said Smart went to the hospital as well and began fighting with the victim's brother.

"Officers were actually on scene and heard him make some terroristic threats to the brother and placed him under arrest at that time," said Investigator Chip nix with Bainbridge Public Safety.

Smart is charged with rape, aggravated assault, battery, and terroristic threats.

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