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Man Accused Of Having Sex With 4 Year Old

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Reported: Jul. 7, 2014 10:14 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 7, 2014 10:26 AM EDT
West Virginia Regional Jail Photo
West Virginia Regional Jail Photo

Spencer , Roane County , West Virginia

West Virginia State Police said a man is charged with sexual assault after allegedly receiving oral sex from a 4-year-old girl.

James Casto, 27, of Spencer is faced with several charges including first-degree sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to a criminal filed in Roane County Magistrate Court.

State Police said they received a call from a woman in April about the assault, but with little information, police were not able to find the suspect.

On July 3, State Police were informed by a Child Protective Services worker that she knew the possible location of the suspect in Jackson County.

When the trooper arrived at the residence, he questioned Debra Casto, the suspect’s wife. The trooper said she told him she has witnessed the girl perform oral sex on her husband while he was intoxicated. Debra Casto also said that she was scared of her husband and for that reason she did not tell anyone but an acquaintance, the complaint said.

James Casto was being Monday held at South Central Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.



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