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Benton, KY man facing charge of sexual abuse against minor

BENTON, KY (KFVS) -

A Benton, Kentucky man is facing sexual abuse charges.

Michael McWane, 73, was charged with sexual abuse first degree, victim under 12 years of age, which is a Class C felony.

According to Kentucky State Police, a week-long investigation began after they received the allegations on McWane from the Marshall County Sheriff Office and the Cabinet of Health and Family Services about a minor victim.

McWane was arrested in Benton on Oct. 2 without incident.

He was taken to the Marshall County Detention Center.

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