Local Doctor Charged with Sexual Assault


A local doctor is accused of sexually abusing a child under 12, Bay County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident began Sunday morning when the child was found by her older sibling in her bedroom, in the bed, with the covers over her head, and very upset, deputies wrote in a news release.

The child told a sibling that she had been sexually assaulted by an adult in her bedroom early that morning. After they learned of the incident her parents took her to the emergency room.

The victim stated that Daniel Feitz had come into her room as she was sleeping and sexually molested her.

Deputies contacted Feitz, a local doctor, about the accusation but he declined to speak. 

Feitz, 56, of 7212 Grassy Point Road, Southport, was arrested and charged with sexual battery on a child under 12, lewd and lascivious molestation, and lewd and lascivious exhibition.

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