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Serah Bellar, who alleges a long history of sexual abuse by family, files a federal lawsuit against Athens County

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A former Athens County women filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court related to a long history of sexual abuse she allegedly suffered in her family’s home. Serah Bellar alleges in her lawsuit that the defendants, which include her mother and father, all played a part in either promoting the sexual… Read More

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Former Athens Co. Deputy Pleads Guilty To Charges Related To Bellar Case

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB)— A former Athens County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty Thursday to a disorderly conduct charge related to the Bellar family case. Jimmy Childs, also a former school resource officer in the county, was arrested in May and originally charged with felony counts of tampering with evidence and obstructing justice. Prosecutors alleged at the… Read More

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Deputy Accused Of Obstructing Justice In Sexual Abuse Case Makes First Court Appearance

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Athens County sheriff sergeant made his first court appearance Monday following his arrest last week on two felony charges. Jimmy Childs, 52, is facing charges of tampering with evidence and obstructing justice in relation to sexual abuse charges against members of the Bellar family. Childs is accused of deleting a… Read More