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Rocky Fork Man Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

A Highland County man has been arrested for child sex abuse for the second time in as many days, only this time for allegedly abusing a different victim. 46-year-old James L. Murdoch was arrested for Gross Sexual Imposition.

The earlier arrest was Gross Sexual Imposition and Child Enticement involving a small child at a Rocky Fork Lake retail establishment.

Murdoch's original bond of $25,000 has been increased to $75,000.

If convicted, Murdoch faces a prison term of 5 years, with the Child Enticement charges carrying an additional 6 months.

 

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