Lawrenceburg police arrested an 82-year-old man after it was discovered he sexually abused several children. According to police, many of the incidents involving Eugene Hourihan occurred at an area church. Hourihan is charged with rape of a child. Additional charges are expected. He is being held in the Lawrence County jail on a $100,000 bond. Hourihan is scheduled to appear in court on January 4, 2013.
Parents of children that may have been in contact with Hourihan and have concerns about abuse are urged to contact police at 931-766-1279.