Lauderdale Co. couple indicted on 41 sex charges

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - A grand jury handed down two 41 count indictments against a Lauderdale County couple.

Patricia and Matthew Ayers are accused of rape, sodomy, sex abuse of a child under 12, production of obscene matter, dissemination of obscene matter and other sex related charges.

Investigators say the crimes happened in Lauderdale County, but were discovered when pictures were sent to a man in Madison County.

Both Patricia and Matthew Ayers have bond set at $1 million.

Court records show the Ayers will be arraigned Nov. 26.

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