Child sex abuse trial set for state man


BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- A Mercer County man accused of sexually abusing two minors and possessing child pornography is facing trial in December.A grand jury indictment charged 40-year-old John Spaulding with sexual assault and abuse and 50 counts of possession of material depicting minors in sexually explicit conduct.The indictment accuses Spaulding of committing the offenses over a six-month period last year.Prosecutor Scott Ash says the victims were 3 and 14.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports Circuit Judge William Sadler set Spaulding's trial date for Dec. 10. 
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