FORDSVILLE, Ky. (November 29, 2017) – Kentucky State Police detectives have charged a Fordsville man with Incest after a two month investigation.
KSP charged James Payne, 35 of Fordsville with Incest-Forcible Compulsion Incapable of Consent or Under 18 Years Old. Investigators say Payne had a sexual encounter with a member of his family in 2016.
The investigation was presented to the Ohio County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury panel returned an indictment which detectives served today. Payne was arrested without incident at his Fordsville home and lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center in Hartford.
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