BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A Buncombe County man was sentenced to prison for sex crimes against a minor.
According to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, William Darryl Marler, 57, was sentenced on Jan. 6 to serve 18-26 years in prison. Deputies said during the investigation, Marler was interviewed and made an admission of the sexual assault.
Officials said the sheriff’s office charged him with:
- One count indecent liberties with a child
- One count first degree statutory sex offense of a child 13 years or younger
Marler is currently in custody at the Buncombe County Detention Center.