11:27 AM

John Robert McLaughlin (mug shot SCSO)

An elderly man from Reeds Spring who has been charged with seven counts of child molestation, one count statutory sodomy, and two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor in a case that dates back a decade will stand trial for the alleged crime.

According to Stone County prosecutor Matt Selby, John Robert McLaughlin, 72, inappropriately touched two girl's who were five to ten years-old at the time of the alleged assaults, several times from 2002 - 2010 at his home at 416 Othello Road.

The girls reported the crime to authorities in April of this year, according to court records.

McLaughlin is free on bond and scheduled to be arraigned in circuit court on July 2nd.


Anonymous said...

Thank you for following this case Kathee. This Case must be followed! Justice must be served. These girls are only two voices speeking for so many more!

Kathee Baird said...

You're welcome. Please keep me updated on trial dates.

My email address is: meyer_news@hotmail.com


Anonymous said...

Omg that dude was my nieghbor. He had a boat slip on my dock

Anonymous said...

A litle more safer but there more like this out there!

Unknown said...

He was my neighbor glad the old sick man is gone in another neighbor hood

Unknown said...

Thus sick old man was my neighbor all my life glad he's gone