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Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting a Little Girl

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man is in jail after he walked into the South Charleston Police Department and said he molested a little girl.

Police say Joseph Saunders, 58, of South Charleston, showed up at the station Wednesday night.

He told officers he was babysitting an eight-year-old girl and another child at his home on McDonald Street, according to police.

Police say Saunders admitted to going into a room and fondling the girl.

Saunders is charged with first degree sexual abuse and sexual abuse by parent or guardian.


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