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Elizabethtown Man Charged In Alleged Sodomy Of 8-Year-Old

Posted at 8:47 AM, Aug 06, 2018

HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (The News Enterprise)– An Elizabethtown man has been arrested after he allegedly sodomized a boy younger than 12.

24-year-old Ernest Wilson III was arrested Friday by the Kentucky State Police and charged with first-degree sodomy for a violation that occurred June 22 or 23, according to an arrest citation obtained by The News Enterprise. 

According to the citation, KSP received a complaint Wilson fondled an 8-year-old child.

During a police interview, the child disclosed Wilson anally sodomized him, the citation said.

According to the report, Wilson admitted he “accidentally” penetrated the child after being informed of his rights. Wilson said he still was asleep and had mistaken the child for his girlfriend.

Wilson is being held on a $50,000 cash bond.