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Marshall County Man Charged with Child Molestation, Sexual Battery

Jesse Slabaugh

Jesse Slabaugh

A Marshall County man has been formally charged with Child Molesting as a Class C felony and Sexual Battery as a Class D felony in Marshall Superior Court.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Jesse Slabaugh reportedly admitted to molesting a 13-year-old, and also allegedly admitted to having done so three other times. The 23-year-old had begun these acts when the child was three years old.

After taking statements from witnesses, probable cause was found to issue a warrant for his arrest. Bail was set at $10,000 cash and the defendant is to have no contact with the victim.