• Sex offender accused of lying in bed with 9-year-old


    YORK COUNTY, S.C. - A registered sex offender is in jail Wednesday night accused of exposing himself and lying in bed with a 9-year old girl for several months.

    A woman told York County deputies that her daughter was being sexually harassed by Christopher Powell.

    The girl also told deputies that Powell showed her a book with explicit pictures.

    Powell was convicted of sexual battery back in 1996 with a 5-year old girl.

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