CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Fayette County man faces child-molestation charges after allegedly engaging in a sexual act with a 5-year-old family member in 2010.
Detective Sgt. S.D. Ferrell of the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation charged Ewell Keith White, 59, of Layland, with one count of first-degree sexual assault against the female child.
The alleged assault occurred at a residence on Kanawha State Forest Drive in Loudendale, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.
The girl was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in CAMC Women and Children's Hospital in Charleston.
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested White Wednesday night. He was being held Thursday in the Southern Regional Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bail.