Buckhannon man charged after admitting to having sex with a minor over 10 times

UPSHUR COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Buckhannon man is behind bars Monday after police say he admitted to having sex with an 8-year-old victim several times.

According to the criminal complaint, officers were speaking with 36-year-old Kenneth Thompson Jr. when he admitted to having anal sex with the victim around 13 times over the course of two years.

Thompson is charged with 1st degree sexual assault.