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May 13, 2014 1:21 PM

Whole Family Accused of Sexually Abusing Girl

NORTH CAROLINA (WAVY) - Six brothers North Carolina brothers and their parents have been charged in relation to the sexual abuse of a young girl for almost ten years.

Perquimans County Sheriff Eric Tilley said the brothers were arrested last Tuesday and charged with crimes related to raping a 4-year-old girl until she was almost 15.

Tilley said the six Jackson brothers, Eric, Jon, Matthew, Nathaniel, Benjamin and Aaron, lived with their parents, John and Nita, who were also arrested Tuesday, each charged with felony child neglect.

Tilley said the investigation began in December 2012 when one of the brothers spoke with his pastor about the abuse and then confessed to the Perquimans County Sheriff's Office. Then another brother confessed.

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