Staunton man arrested for 1990s sexual assaults faces more charges

William Lee Kerr, 74, of Staunton
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STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) — UPDATE (May 12):

William Lee Kerr, a 74-year-old Staunton man, now faces more charges in connection with sexual assaults that happened through the 1990s into the early 2000s.

At the end of April, he was arrested by the Staunton Police Department on four felony counts of Forcible Sodomy and four felony counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery.

On Thursday, police charged him with 34 counts of child pornography, two more counts of aggravated sexual battery, and two additional counts of forcible sodomy.

That puts total charges at 6 felony counts of Forcible Sodomy, 6 felony counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery, and 34 counts of child pornography.

Investigation is still ongoing into incidents that occurred between 1990 and 2004, and police say that if you have any information on the case, you should contact Corporal Jeremy Campbell at 540-332-3802.

Kerr is being held at Middle River Regional Jail.

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ORIGINAL STORY (Apr. 27):

An elderly Staunton man has been arrested for multiple sexual assaults that happened during the 1990s.

The Staunton Police Department says they recently received a complaint regarding assaults between 1993 and 1998.

On April 25, officers arrested William Lee Kerr, 74, of Staunton on four felony counts of Forcible Sodomy and four felony counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery.

The department says investigation is still ongoing.

If you have any information on the case, you can contact the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3845 or the Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-2017.