Murphysboro man facing child abuse charge

Murphysboro man facing child abuse charge
Willie L. Gaston (Source: Murphysboro Police Department)
Willie L. Gaston (Source: Murphysboro Police Department)

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - Police say a Murphysboro man is accused of sex abuse involving a child.

According to police, an arrest warrant charges Willie L. Gaston of Murphysboro with one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse with a child under the age of 9.

Gaston was booked Wednesday into the Jackson County Jail on a bond of $1 million.

Detectives say there was an extensive investigation into the incident with happened on Nov. 5 in Murphysboro.

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