Man accused of sexual abuse heading to trial

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Published: Nov. 16, 2022 at 5:03 PM EST
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Byrd’s trial has now been continued to January 17, 2023.


Duane Byrd is heading to trial on November 29th, 2022 in Judge Waters courtroom.

Byrd is accused of sexually touching a relative while the child slept in a home in Parkersburg. Police say it happened in 2020.

He is charged with sexual abuse.

If he is found guilty of that charge, he could spend 10-20 years in prison.

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