SEXUAL ABUSE ARREST Convicted Sex Offender Accused Of Abusing His Own Children
Reported by: Elizabeth Norieka
Videographer: Jon Tincher
Web Producer: Elizabeth Norieka
Reported: Mar. 14, 2012 8:27 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 14, 2012 8:48 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A registered sex offender convicted of molesting his own sister more than 20 years ago is in trouble yet again.
South Charleston Police arrested 48 year old Joseph Lentz on Wednesday. They say he sexually abused his own children in 2004. The boys were only 4 and 9 years old at the time.
The alleged abuse happened while the boys mother was at work. Right now, police are only charging Lentz with the abuse of his youngest son but charges are expected to be filed soon in regards to his eldest. Lentz claims he is innocent.
Lentz is charged with first degree sexual abuse, first degree sexual assault and sexual abuse by a parent.
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