Practicing pagan from Bluefield, WV accused of sexually assaulting 3 children
Bluefield, WV Police arrested a man on charges of sexual assault and sexual abuse against a trio of children.
James Irvin of Bluefield appeared before magistrate Susan Honaker on Monday, April 21. He faces five counts of sexual assault, and 10 counts of sexual abuse. Police said that the victims in the case were 3, 9 and 13 years old when the crimes
Investigators said that Irvin was a practicing pagan and wican, and allegedly used his religion get close to the children and ultimately sexually abuse them. Police said Irvin told two of the children he would perform magical acts on their mother, who was sick at the time, if they would participate in the sexual abuse.
Bond for Irvin was set at $100,000 dollars. Police said that Irvin was taken to the hospital shortly after his arraignment. From there Irvin will be taken to the Southern Regional Jail.http://www.wvnstv.com/story/25301007/practicing-pagan-from-bluefield-wv-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-3-children