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Elderly man facing 34 felonies due back in court

LOUISVILLE,KY (WAVE) – A man accused of dozens of sex abuse charges will be back in courton Monday.

JohnSmith, 77, is facing 34 felonies. He is accused of molesting five victims underthe age of 15. The mostrecent victim is a 6-year-old.

Whileinvesting the most recent claim, a decades worth of men and women claimed theywere abused by Smith when they were young.

AssistantCommonwealth Attorney Lisa Cartier-Giroux said, "We have these other charges,with regard to these other four victims. They are now adults but the crimes against them occurred when they werechildren."

There isno statute of limitations on felony offenses in Kentucky.

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