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Bell County father and son arrested for sexual offenses

From the Kentucky State Police

Middlesboro, Ky. (April 18, 2019) On April 18, 2019 at 10:10 a.m. Kentucky State Police Detective Aaron Frederick arrested two individuals from Bell County on sexual charges.

Investigation into these charges began March 2019 after two female victims reported allegations that occurred at a residence on Beans Fork Road.

73 year old John W Hoskins of Middlesboro was arrested and charged with sodomy 1st degree-victim under 12 years of age, sodomy 2nd degree, sexual abuse 1st degree-victim under 12, sexual abuse 1st degree, and incest.

33 year old Travis J Hoskins of Middlesboro was arrested and charged with rape 2nd degree, sexual abuse 1st degree, sodomy 2nd degree, and incest.

John and his son Travis were both lodged into the Bell County Detention Center. Both victims were less than 14 years old when the allegations occurred. 

The case is still under investigation by Det. Aaron Frederick. 

The two men are being held on separate $250,000 cash bonds.

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