Man faces charges over child sex abuse

2015-01-24 07:34

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Oklahoma City - A US grand jury has issued a new 24-count indictment against a 20-year-old man who is accused of sexually abusing children at a Kenya orphanage.

The indictment was returned against Matthew Lane Durham.

Prosecutors allege Durham engaged in sex acts with as many as 10 children ages 4 to 10 while volunteering at the Upendo Children's Home near Nairobi from April to June 2014.

Durham was named in a three-count indictment in August that accused him of travelling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places and aggravated sexual abuse with children. The new indictment expands those charges by adding alleged victims.

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