Timothy Ray Sr.

Timothy Ray Sr.

CATLETTSBURG Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Office of Special Prosecutions announced the indictment of a Boyd County man on sodomy and sexual abuse charges.

The attorney general's office issued a press release stating Timothy Ray Sr., 63, of Catlettsburg, was indicted Aug. 1 by a Boyd County grand jury on one count of first-degree sodomy and five counts of first-degree sexual abuse, for crimes that occurred between 1994 and 2015, according to a press release.

Beshear’s office said Ray’s indictment superseded a 2015 indictment and included additional charges involving minor children.

The case was investigated by the Catlettsburg Police Department and the Boyd County Sheriff’s Office, and is being prosecuted by Beshear’s Office of Special Prosecutions.

Ray is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center and scheduled to be arraigned in Boyd Circuit Court Aug. 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.