Tennessee man, 55, charged with sexual battery and impregnating family member under 12

PHOTO-David Cox-Anderson County Sheriff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -A Tennessee man has been charged with having sex with a family member under the age of 12-and impregnating her.

According to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, the agency was contacted by the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office in Florida to pick up 55-year-old David Cox on the charges. Cox was arrested and a DNA swab was conducted then sent back to Florida for testing.

The girl had given birth and the DNA swab was matched up against the newborn which was found to be a match.

Cox was charged and booked in Anderson County but later transferred to Gilchrist County where the crime took place since the girl lives in Florida.

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