Nicholas County man charged with 47 counts of alleged sexual abuse on a minor

GILBOA, WV (WOAY) – A Nicholas County man is in jail facing alleged sexual abuse charges.

According to court documents, in February of 2020, through July 2020, in Nicholas County, Steven Thomas Estep did engage in sexual intercourse with a juvenile under his care.

The incident is still under investigation by Sgt. B.J. Holdren of the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.

Estep is charged with 47 counts of sexual abuse by parent or guardian. He is currently in Central Regional Jail under a 100,000 dollar bond.

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