Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): A 28-year-old labourer who resides in Rosehall area of St James, was arrested and charged on Tuesday October 1, for allegedly sexually assaulted his 13-year-old step-daughter at their home, which is also in the Rosehall area of the parish.
Reports are that shortly about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, the child was left at home with the accused stepfather, by the mother who was carrying out business in Kingston.
It is further alleged that while the child was asleep inside her room that night, the accused stepfather went to her room and sexually assaulted her.
The following morning the child reported the incident to a family member who traveled to the child’s school and reported the incident to the Guidance Counsellor at the institution.
The Guidance Counsellor then reported the matter to the child’s the mother, and a report was made to the police.
The lawmen carried out an investigation which led to the accused stepfather being arrested and charged with Grievous sexual assault and Sexual Touching.