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Elkview man arrested for child sex abuse

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An Elkview man was arrested Friday for sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or person in a position of trust to a child, after being accused of assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

According to a criminal complaint, 53-year-old Johnie Winnell, was arrested at his home on Gypsum Lane.

Winnell admitted to assaulting the victim on three occasions in his own home. On one of those occasions the victim was in bed with him and his wife.

Winnell is charged with three counts of sexual abuse by parent or guardian.