Man charged with sexually assaulting 9-year-old
06/12/2014 11:23 AM
06/12/2014 11:24 AM
Alexander County Sheriff’s Office investigators have concluded an investigation regarding the sexual assault of a 9-year-old.
James Fenton Leatham, 30, was charged with six counts of first degree statutory sex offense with a child and six counts of indecent liberties with a child.
Leatham was arrested and placed under a $500,000 bond. He appeared in district court via video conference Wednesday.
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