Russell Co., VA jury indicts man on 75 sex counts, including indecent liberties with a child

Investigators say the charges stem from incidents that happened from July 2013 to August 2015.

Kenneth Salyers (Source: Commonwealth's Attorney for Russell County, VA)

RUSSELL COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A Russell County Grand Jury indicted Kenneth Allen Salyers, 44 of Cedar Bluff, VA on 37 counts of object sexual penetration, 37 counts of aggravated sexual battery, and one count of taking indecent liberties with a child.

Investigators say the charges stem from incidents that happened from July 2013 to August 2015.

The Commonwealth Attorney’s Office in Lebanon, VA says for each count of the object sexual penetration, Salyers faces a total of 37 life sentences.

For each count of the aggravated sexual battery Salyers faces up a total of 740 years. And for each count of taking indecent liberties with a child, Salyers faces up to 10 years in prison.

Salyers is being held in the Southwest Virginia Jail at Abingdon, Virginia, without bond. The trial for these charges is scheduled for April 14, 2016.

No other details surrounding this case has been released to the public.

The case remains under investigation.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s