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Man accused of assaulting pregnant wife


A Chaffee area man has been arrested and charged with crimes allegedly committed against his pregnant wife.

Landon J. Klaffer, 21, is charged with 1st degree rape, 1st degree sodomy, 2nd degree domestic assault, felonious restraint, and unlawful use of a weapon.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said officers were dispatched to the Klaffer residence near Chaffee shortly after 8 PM Friday evening.

The victim, who is 7 months pregnant, reported that she had been forcibly raped by Klaffer Friday morning, and held against her will for the remainder of the day.

The victim reported that after the sexual assault incidents, Klaffer broke her cell phone and refused to let her leave the home.

It was also reported that Klaffer threatened the victim with a machete and physically assaulted the victim while holding her captive inside the residence.

Klaffer is currently being held in the Scott County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

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