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Sheriff: 66-year-old charged with sexually abusing child in Cayuga County

Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that investigators with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 66-year-old Parish resident following a sex abuse investigation.

Dwight Edkin, 66, was charged with first-degree sex abuse. The felony charge followed an investigation into abuse of a 6-year-old child.

He was arraigned on Friday, March 20th and committed to the Cayuga County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 secured bond.

Schenck says investigation into Edkin is ongoing. Anyone with information may contact Detective Stewart at 315-294-8093.