Man Charged in Sexual Abuse of Three Girls

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man was arrested in connection with the sexual abuse of three girls, including a 14-year old, Kentucky State Police say.

Christopher R.Shaffer, 40, of Grayson, Ky., is charged with first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree sodomy and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

He was arrested Saturday, troopers say.

On Friday, KSP troopers received a report of sexual abuse involving a 14-year-old girl. The initial report stated that Shaffer provided three girls with alcohol and illegal drugs, then sexually abused one of them.

It was reported that the abuse occurred at a residence along Damron Mayo Road in Carter County.

Troopers say Shaffer confessed to touching the 14-year-old girl in a sexual manner and providing illegal drugs and alcohol to the other two girls.

He was taken to the Carter County Detention Center.

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