Lafayette man convicted of raping woman who passed out on couch

Kastin Slaybaugh (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Kastin Slaybaugh (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A jury found 29-year-old Kastin Slaybaugh, of Lafayette, guilty of rape.

Police were called to a home on Jan. 16 on Walton Street on the city’s south side for a reported sexual assault of a woman who had passed out on a couch in the garage.

Slaybaugh was featured on News 18’s Fugitive Search later that month, before being located in April.

Sentencing is set for Sept. 25. He faces up to 20 years in prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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