Child Sexual Abuse Material Charges

Inman Man Arrested

Matthew Causey
July 30, 2020 - 5:44 pm
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Press Release from the Attorney General's Office

(COLUMBIA, S.C.)  South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Kenneth W. Burch (age 70), of Inman, S.C., on two charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General's Office made the arrest. Investigators with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), both also members of the state's ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.

Investigators state Burch distributed files of child sexual abuse material.  

Burch was arrested on July 28, 2020.  He is charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, second degree (§16-15-405), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment on each count. 

This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office.

Attorney General Wilson stressed all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty in a court of law.

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