Grenada County man accused of multiple sex crimes

A Grenada County man is accused of multiple sex crimes in the Elliott community.

Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 7:40 PM
Updated: Jan. 31, 2018 7:46 PM

GRENADA COUNTY, Miss.  (WTVA) -- A Grenada County man is behind bars on a slew of sex crime charges.

James Kendall, 60, faces 45 counts ranging from child exploitation, molestation, sexual battery and statutory rape.

Sheriff Alton Strider says Kendall was arrested last Wednesday following a month long investigation.

He says his office received a complaint that Kendall had been preying on children in the Elliott area. 

Sheriff Strider is not releasing additional information at this time to protect the privacy of the victims.

He did say the investigation is still ongoing.

Kendall is being held without bond.

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