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Benton Man Charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree

Date of News Release: 10/07/2014

(Benton, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police Post 1, Detective Trevor Pervine, charged 73 year-old Michael McWane of Benton with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, Victim under 12 years of age, which is a class C-felony.

The week long investigation was initiated by the Kentucky State Police after they received the allegations on McWane from the Marshall County Sheriff Office and The Cabinet of Health and Family Services regarding a minor victim. Detective Pervine arrested McWane in Benton on October 7, 2014 without incident. McWane was lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center.