Summersville Man Faces Several Sexual Abuse Charges

SUMMERSVILLE– West Virginia State Police said a Nicholas County man faces numerous charges after he sexually abused a female relative and she reported he took her to a pornography shop to buy sex toys.

Herman Lewis Keene, 51, of Summersville is charged with six counts of sexual abuse and 11 counts of other sex charges, according to a criminal complaint filed in Nicholas County Magistrate Court.
State Police said the female told troopers the sexual abuse occurred over several years and Keene took her to a pornography shop to buy sex toys when she was a teenager. The girl reported the abuse occurred so regularly she began to think of herself as his wife and that it was her job to have sex with him.

Keene was being held in Central Regional Jail on $425,000 bond.

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