North Carolina Man Arrested For Soliciting A Minor For Sex In Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A North Carolina man is in jail after he traveled to West Virginia to meet a juvenile for sex.

According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department, John Martin Kunkel, 60, of Weddington, NC solicited¬†the minor by use of an electronic device and then travel to the Beckley area to meet the child.¬† Kunkel was taken into custody when he showed up to meet the child.

Kunkel was charged with solicitation of a minor and also for using obscene matter with the intent to seduce a minor.

He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 100,000 dollar cash only bond.

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