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South Charleston man charged with 24 counts of sexual abuse by parent or guardian

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44-year-old Jessie Lynn Brewer 44-year-old Jessie Lynn Brewer
CHARLESTON, West Virginia -

ASouth Charleston man is behind bars,charged with 24 counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian.

Accordingto the criminal complaint filed Friday night around 9 p.m., the victim, a14-year-old female, became impregnated by 44-year-old Jessie Lynn Brewer after numeroussexual encounters.

Brewer, according to the complaint, told the victim's motherabout the abuse Friday morning and said the abuse had gone on for severalyears.

The complaint goes on to read that Brewer turned himself into officers with the South Charleston Police Department.  Troopers with the South Charleston Detachmentof the West Virginia State Police responded to the South Charleston PoliceDepartment.

Troopers then obtained a recorded statement from thesuspect.  The suspect told Troopers theabuse happened every two months for the last four years.

Brewer is charged with 24 counts of sexual abuse in thethird degree, 24 counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian, and fourcounts of sexual abuse in the third degree.

He is being held at South Central Regional Jail on $500,000cash only bond.