Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing Family Member

By: WHSV News Staff Email
By: WHSV News Staff Email

AUGUSTA COUNTY -- A representative from the sheriff's office said Thurman Sorrels Jr., 60, Grottoes, started abusing a family member when she was in first grade. He was arrested and faces charges of aggravated sexual battery.

Investigators said the victim is 14-years-old now and they believe the abuse happened during several years.

Sorrels admitted to the crime when an investigator questioned him.

He's in Middle River Regional Jail. No bond has been set. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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