Lee County man charged with sex crimes following child service investigation


A Lee County, Virginia, man has been arrested and charged following an investigation by police and the Department of Social Services CPS unit.

William Daugherty, 70, of Pennington Gap, is charged with one count of aggravated sexual battery of a victim less than 13 years old, animate object sexual penetration and misdemeanor assault, according to court information obtained by News 5.

He is scheduled to appear in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Jan. 9.

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