KC and Sunshine Band co-founder charged with sexual abuse
NEWARK, OHIO (NBC) - A Licking County man was arrested Tuesday, accused of having sexual contact with juveniles.
According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, a juvenile told authorities that he had sexual contact with 56-year-old Richard R. Finch at his home in Newark, Ohio.
As a result of evidence obtained during the investigation, detectives arrested Finch at his residence Tuesday. Finch was transported to the Licking County Sheriff's Office and during an interview, detectives said, he admitted to having sexual contact with the juvenile, along with multiple other male teenage juveniles ranging in age from 13 to 17 years old.
Finch is the former bassist of the 1970s band KC and the Sunshine Band. Additional charges will be considered by the Licking County Grand Jury at a later date.
Finch remains in the Licking County jail on a $250,000 bond. Detectives are continuing to investigate the case and are conducting more interviews.
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