SC Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested in Lexington

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HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. - Katherine Juanita Lynn Smith was picked up Wednesday on an arrest warrant for criminal sexual conduct with a minor in 2007.

Members of the Fairfield County Sheriff's Department in South Carolina contacted the Henderson County Sheriff's Office to report information they obtained indicating Smith may be in Lexington at 270 South Main Street.

Smith was picked up and is being held so that she can be extradited to South Carolina.

According to the arrest affidavit, Smith is accused of sexual battery involving a child under the age of 11 and older than 3. The alleged acts were conducted between 2007 and 2009 in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

The information is based on victim's statements. There is no information released to indicate how Smith ended up in Henderson County, Tennessee.


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