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Murphy man charged with felony child abuse

Kenneth Alexander Bohanon

Kenneth Alexander Bohanon

The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kenneth Alexander Bohanon, age 32, of #81 Buncha Bo’s Lane, Murphy was arrested on January 10, 2014, at about 4:15 P.M.

The arrest came after an investigation by the Department of Social Services was initiated in which there was an allegation of a physical assault by Bohanon on a 7 year old male child of Bohanon’s which had resulted in injuries to the child.   During the investigation by DSS, Bohanon was arrested by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office as he attempted to enter the Department of Social Services property.

Bohanon was arrested and charged with Felony Child Abuse and Resisting a Public Officer and was placed in the Cherokee County Adult Detention Facility under a $10,000 bond (secure).

Investigating Officers were Chief Deputy Joe Wood, Investigator Todd White, and Patrol Officers Jason Murphy, Tory Shivers, Jr., and Monty Ward.


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