Man accused of sexually battering child in Osceola home

A 40-year-old man was arrested by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office after he was accused of sexually battering a child inside a local residence.

According to Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez, the male suspect, identified as William Kenneth Osceola, Jr., was visiting several acquaintances at an Osceola County residence when he allegedly lured a child who is under 12 years of age into a bedroom.

The sheriff stated that a witness inside the home heard a commotion coming from the bedroom. When the witness entered the room, they observed Osceola with the child, and Osceola’s pants were allegedly down.

Osceola left the residence prior to the arrival of law enforcement. However, he was soon located, arrested, and transported to Osceola County Jail.

William Kenneth Osceola, Jr. (Osceola County Jail booking photo)
William Kenneth Osceola, Jr. (Osceola County Jail booking photo)

Osceola is currently being held at the jail without bond, and he is being charged with sexual battery by an adult on a victim under the age of 12.

No further details regarding the alleged incident were provided by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

On Monday, June 10, Osceola had his first appearance in court. Three days later, he entered a written plea of not guilty.

No further court dates have been scheduled as of yet, according to Osceola County Court records.

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