West Virginia man faces 30 sexual abuse & assault charges involving young boy

West Virginia

62-year-old Tandy Shores Jr . is facing 10 counts of first degree sexual assault and 10 counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or person of trust, among other charges.

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — A man in Wyoming County is facing sexual assault, sexual abuse, and other charges involving a young boy. According to court documents, the victim told investigators 62-year-old Tandy Shores Jr. sexually assaulted him multiple times. West Virginia State Police were informed the abuse happened from July 11, 2013, to August 22, 2013.

When interviewed by troopers, Shores denied the allegations, but stated he “may have accidentally sexually abused [the victim] when he was dizzy.” Shores is facing 10 counts of first-degree sexual assault and 10 counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or person of trust, among other charges. He is in the Southern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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