Man charged with sexually assaulting 2 young girls
DOVER, Del. - August 3, 2012 (WPVI) -- Delaware State Police have arrested a man who they say molested two children back in the late 80s and early 90s.
57-year-old Odell L. Wright of Dover is charged with 46 sex related crimes stemming from incidents against the victims, who were 8 and 10-years-old at the time of the alleged offenses.
The 8-year-old victim, who is now 30, told police that she was sexually abused by Odell Wright over a two year period when he lived with her family in a house in Cheswold.
The 10-year-old victim, now 32, alleges she was sexually assaulted over a three year period while attending church functions at the Rescue House of Prayer in Felton where Wright was a Deacon.
Wright is currently being held on $215,000 secured bond.
If anyone has any similar incident related to Odell Wright, they are asked to contact Major Crimes Unit at 302-741-2806 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com or send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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