FALL RIVER, Mass. — Prosecutors say a man who fled Massachusetts 16 years ago and was arrested in Maine this summer will be arraigned in connection with a pair of unsolved rapes from the 1990s.

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said 61-year-old Ivan Keith will be arraigned Friday in Fall River.

Quinn said Keith was indicted on three counts of aggravated rape, a kidnapping charge, assault with a dangerous weapon and other violations.

Ivan Keith Photo courtesy of the Hancock County Jail

His defense attorney couldn’t immediately be reached for comment Thursday, but previously said Keith denies the charges.

Keith was taken into custody Aug. 2 in remote Tremont, Maine. Quinn said Keith was using a new name.

Quinn says Keith is accused of committing a rape outside a high school in Taunton in 1997, and at a business in Easton, Massachusetts, in 1998.

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