Two Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

Two Escambia County men are behind bars facing multiple charges including child pornography possession and sexual assault on a child 

On January 9, 2017, Escambia County Sheriff's Office investigators received a tip about a case of sexual abuse of a child under twelve. 

Deputies arrested 22-year-old Charles McConnell III for sexual assault, incest, cruelty towards a child and 18-counts of possession of child pornography. 

During the investigation it was discovered McConnell had used the messaging app Kik to share a  pornographic video of the sexual abuse with 20-year-old Jonah Authement. 

Authement, who is a Bay High graduate, was arrested on March 7, 2017 and is facing multiple charges.


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