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Paducah, KY man charged with 5 counts of sex abuse

Jay Owen, 38, was indicted on Feb. 23. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office) Jay Owen, 38, was indicted on Feb. 23. (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Office)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Investigators said a Paducah, Kentucky man is facing five counts of sex abuse involving a minor. The sheriff's office was notified on Feb. 2 the man was having illegal contact with a minor. 

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, Jay Owen, 38, was indicted on Feb. 23. The charges range from the dates of March 2016 - November 2017.

Owen was arrested on Feb. 28 and taken to the county jail.  He was released on bond the same day.

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