Tennessee authorities indict woman on fake sexual assault claim
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an investigation into the case revealed that the incident did not occur.
A news release states Sarah Elizabeth Suddarth, 24, told law enforcement a Jamestown man sexually assaulted her at his home in December 2016.
The Fentress County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Suddarth with one count of Filing a False Report, according to the release
Suddarth turned herself in on Tuesday and was booked into the Fentress County Jail on a $2,500 bond.
The release notes 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler requested an investigation in January.