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Three Adults Charged WIth Over 500 Counts of Child Abuse

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Warren Yerger Warren Yerger
Leslie Yerger Leslie Yerger
Deborah Keeley Deborah Keeley

The Chester County District Attorney office has announced that three people have been arrested in connection with the sexual abuse of four children.

Warren Earl Yerger, 51, Leslie Yerger, 34 and Deborah Keeley, 46, are all under arrest.  They have been accused of sexually assaulting two girls and two boys who were in their care from 1989 - 2012.

Warren Yerger faces over 500 criminal chares, while his wife, Leslie and former girlfriend Deborah Keeley face their own, similar charges.

The Yerger couple lived in Douglasville, PA and Keeley resided in Birdsboro.

The abused children were in the care of Warren Yerger during all of the sexual abuse.   The children were as young as three when the abuse started and it continued for over a decade and included hundreds of incidents.

Warren Yerger's bail was set at $1,000,000.00 and he was remanded to Chester County Prison. Bail for the two women was set at $500,000.00 and they were remanded to Chester County Prison.

District Attorney Hogan added, "Defendant Warren Yerger has been charged with every legally appropriate charge for sexually abusing these children.

 

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