Fairmont man charged with sexual assault involving 14-year-old

MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Fairmont man is behind bars Friday after police say he admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

According to the criminal complaint, officers approached 29-year-old Jerry Rexroad after it was reported that the crime occurred. Police say Rexroad cooperated with police and admitted that he had sex with the girl at his home while knowing she was 14 years old.

Rexroad is charged with 3rd-degree sexual assault.