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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 court on Monday.

John Smith, 77, is facing 34 felonies. He is accused of molesting five victims under the age of 15. The most recent victim is a 6-year-old.

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

Assistant Commonwealth 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 were children."

There is no statute of limitations on felony offenses in Kentucky.

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