On, January 20, 2021 at approximately 1:30 AM, Warren County Sheriff deputies responded to Front Royal Police Department for a reported sexual assault of an adult female. It was reported to deputies that a 21- year old female had been sexually assaulted by Darrin William Murphy, a 52- year old resident of Warren County.
The female disclosed that Murphy sexually assaulted her near his residence on a gravel road near a cell phone tower in the High Knob area of Warren County.
Darrin William Murphy was subsequently arrested and charged with several felony charges, including: Rape and Forcible Sodomy. Murphy is currently being held at RSW Regional Jail without bond.
The investigation is ongoing, anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact Investigator Powell or Lieutenant Nelson-Haas at (540) 635‑4128.
Approved for release: Captain R.C. Mumaw