NY man charged in hotel rape of 13-year-old

Zachary Troy Compson (Source: Myrtle Beach Police)
Zachary Troy Compson (Source: Myrtle Beach Police)

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A New York man has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl at a Myrtle Beach hotel Wednesday.

Zachary Troy Compson, 17, of Phoenix, NY, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

According to police, the incident occurred around noon Wednesday at the Sheraton Hotel, 2101 N. Oak St. Officers were called to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where the victim said she had been raped.

The girl's mother told officers the girl had gone to the room to take a shower after swimming at the hotel pool and began to watch television when the rape occurred.

The victim told her parents of the incident, and they transported her to the hospital.

Officers located the suspect and arrested him around 2:40 a.m. Thursday.

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