Tuscaloosa County man faces multiple sex charges

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A Tuscaloosa County grand jury indicted 52-year-old Steve Karr on 9 sex abuse related charges. Tuscaloosa County's district attorney, Tommy Smith, says there are 4 suspected victims.

He identified them as boys from 7 to 11 years old at the time of the abuse over a six year period beginning in 2002.

Smith said, "I commend these boys and their families for coming forward. Obviously, it's not easy. But they're certainly doing the right thing."

Karr faces 9 charges including sex abuse, sodomy and sex abuse of a child younger than 12. He's being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on bonds of more than $400,000.

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