Man indicted for sexual abuse of 6-year-old

A Knox County Grand Jury returned indictments on May 25. Among those indicted was John Gray, 30, of Barbourville, for first-degree sexual abuse.

John Gray

According to his arrest citation, authorities received a complaint on August 5, 2017 that a 6-year-old girl had been touched inappropriately.

“When I arrived Mr. Gray was in the yard with some of the family and he stated that he had touch[ed] the 6 year old girl,” reports Deputy Carl Frith.

Frith took Gray to the Sheriff’s Office where he was interviewed and then placed under arrest. The 6-year-old was taken to Barbourville ARH Hospital.

The Grand Jury also returned the following indictments:

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