MCDOWELL Co., NC (WSPA) -- Deputies say a Marion man had inappropriate sexual contact with a child starting when the victim was just five years old.
McDowell County Sheriff's Office charged Copper Erion Eckenrod, 28, with two counts each of first-degree sex offense of a child and taking indecent liberties with a child.
Eckenrod allegedly had inappropriate sexual contact for years with the victim.
Deputies say the victim is now 9 years old.
Eckenrod faces similar charges from Marion Police Department, according to deputies.
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