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Cambria County man accused of raping 2 girls in Indiana County

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

A Marstellar man accused of raping two young girls is in the Indiana County Jail.

John Michael Laney, 29, allegedly sexually assaulted the girls on separate occasions at a borough residence. State police said one girl was 7 or 8 years old at the time and the second was under the age of 9.

Laney is charged in two separate cases with two counts each of rape of a child, sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault and three counts each of indecent assault and corruption of minors.

He is incarcerated on separate bails of $100,000 and $25,000. Preliminary hearings are scheduled Tuesday before District Judge George Thachik.

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