Grand jury indicts Marshall County man on sex charges - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Grand jury indicts Marshall County man on sex charges

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Jerry Lavon Padgett (source: Marshall County Sheriff) Jerry Lavon Padgett (source: Marshall County Sheriff)
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Boaz man was charged with sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl over a four month period.

64-year-old Jerry Lavon Padgett is now facing rape, sodomy, and sex abuse charges following a Grand jury indictment.

Prosecutors said the abuse came to light when the girl wrote a letter to her teacher earlier this year.

Padgett is being held in the Marshall County Jail a 100,000 dollars bond.

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