Springfield couple remain jailed in child rape case

The Springfield couple pleaded not guilty this afternoon at their arraignment in the case, which could send them to prison for life if they are convicted on all the charges.

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A Springfield couple was arrested by federal agents on rape charges over a period of years.

Tamara Remy, 28, and her husband, Christopher C. Remy, 27, were arrested Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).

The Remys are charged with raping three children over several years, according to a media release.

A 17-count indictment has been returned against Tamara Remy; and a 38-count indictment against Christopher Remy. Several of the counts include rape, gross sexual imposition, domestic violence, intimidation of a victim, and endangering children, according to a federal release.

Tamara Remy was located and arrested on Farlow Street in Springfield. Dayton SOFAST then traveled 114 miles to Portsmouth, Ohio and arrested Christopher Remy. It is believed Christopher Remy fled the area to avoid arrest, police said.

The couple will be arraigned this afternoon. They are currently booked in the Clark County Jail.

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