Mountain Grove Man Arrested and Charged with Rape

By KOLR10 News

Published 04/05 2014 09:34AM

Updated 04/05 2014 11:12PM

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo.-- A Mountain Grove man has been arrested and charged on five counts of child sexual abuse charges.

John A. Birky, 36, of Mountain Grove was arrested and charged April 4 for sexually abusing a 10-year-old.

According to the Wright County Prosecutor’s office, Birky was arrested after an investigation into the charges.

Birky has been charged with Rape or Attempted Rape in the first degree of a victim that is less than 12-years old, Statutory Sodomy in the first degree, Child Molestation in the first degree of a victim less than 12-years-old, Sexual Misconduct or Attempt Involving a victim under 15, and Domestic Assault in the second degree.

Birky is held on a $250,000 cash bond and will be arraigned on Monday, April 7.

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