Two people charged in connection with raping 9-month-old, recording it on cellphone, DA says

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DA: Two Men Charged in Connection with Raping 9-Month-Old Girl, Recording It

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Two men were indicted in Memphis, Tennessee, Tuesday on rape and sexual exploitation charges after a mother found cellphone video of the men abusing her 9-month-old daughter, according to the District Attorney's office.

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Isiah Dequan Hayes, 19, and Dairus Jumare Ice, 22, are being held in the Shelby County Jail.

The victim's mother told police she found a video on a cellphone and realized the horrific video showed Hayes and her daughter. The arrest affidavit said the attack was reported in October of 2016.

She was able to identify the teen through Facebook and turned the information over to police.

Police were also able to identify the suspect and arrested Hayes on Feb 13. Police said the young man admitted to the sexual assault.

The district attorney's office said Ice was the person taking the video.

Hayes is charged with aggravated rape of a child and especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.

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