McCracken County man accused of sexually abusing child


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - A McCracken County man is in jail after deputies say he sexually abused an 11-year-old child.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department began investigating allegations against 39-year-old Christopher Elrod in early September. Elrod later admitted to deputies that the allegations of sexual abuse were true and that inappropriate contact was also made in 2009.

Deputies arrested Elrod on Monday and charged him with two counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree - Child Under 12 Years Old. He is in the McCracken County Jail.