McDowell County man accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old

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April 29 2021 08:00 pm

AVONDALE, WV (WVNS) — A McDowell County man is charged with sexual assault for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 7-year-old.

Troopers with the Welch Detachment arrested Johnny Neal Sexton of Avondale on August 2, 2019. Officers said they were called in July to investigate a sexual assault. A woman told officers Sexton tried to have a sexual relationship with a 7-year-old.

The victim told officers Sexton inappropriately touched her.

Sexton is in Southern Regional Jail.

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