Benton man accused of abuse, neglect of an adult

A Benton, Kentucky, man is accused of abusing an adult, among other charges, in Marshall County.

Investigators say they arrested 51-year-old John Norwood last week. Among the charges he faces are knowingly abusing/neglecting an adult, sodomy of a person who is incapable of consent or physically helpless, and tampering with evidence.

Norwood pleaded not guilty to the charges Monday. His next court appearance is scheduled for March 9. 

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