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Berea man charged with sex abuse, possessing child porn

A Berea man was in jail Wednesday on charges of first-degree sexual abuse involving a girl younger than 12 and possession of child porn.

Kentucky State Police charged Norman Ben McCray, 72, with one count of sex abuse and 64 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor. During the investigation, police discovered that McCray had sexually explicit images on his computer.

McCray was arrested Tuesday night and was being held in the Madison County jail in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond. State police said the investigation by Trooper Toby Coyle is continuing.