Ethopian charity owner charged with child sexual abuse

March 24, 2010

HEBER CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) – A man who helped form a charity to help children in Ethopia is now charged with child sexual abuse.

Forty seven felony counts were filed by Wasatch County prosecutors against Lon Harvey Kennard Senior on Tuesday. The charges involve the abuse of seven underage girls over a 15 year period. Investigators claim during that time Kennard would sexually abuse some of the girls several times a week. According to their report, “Kennard also has an African girlfriend who is now 17 or 18 years of age.” Read more