Federal Indictments Returned On Edmond Man Accused Of Child Sex Crimes In Kenya

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 5:36 pm
By: News 9

A federal grand jury has decided there is enough evidence to go to trial in the case of an Edmond man accused of sexually abusing children while on a mission trip to Kenya.

According to US District Court documents, the grand jury charged 19-year-old Matthew Durham with eight counts of aggravated sexual abuse with a child, eight counts of travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, and eight counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places.

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The conduct in all three counts was alleged to have occurred between April 30, 2014, and June 17, 2014.

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The grand jury's indictments were returned on Tuesday.

News 9's Joleen Chaney is following the story and will have more details on News 9 at Ten.