A Fayette County man was arrested last night and charged with first degree sexual assault.
According to a news release, Ewell Keith White, 59, of Layland, WV was arrested and taken to Southern Regional Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond.
The sexual act occurred at a residence on Kanawha State Forest Drive in Loudendale which is in Kanawha County.
The report says that the sexual act was committed against a female family member who was five years old at the time of the act.
The victim was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in Women's and Children's Hospital.
The investigation is ongoing and additional chares are expected to filed.
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