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Man facing child molestation and incest charges following investigation

Detectives said Gluth allegedly took the victims into a barn located on his Rensselaer property and would molest them.

Posted: Mar 22, 2019 5:45 AM

RENSSELAER, Ind. (WLFI) - A Jasper County man is facing charges of child molesting and incest after two separate women accused him of molesting their nine-year-old daughters.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office said the first mother reported her concerns about 67-year-old Rex Gluth in January. The second mother came forward the very next day. It began an investigation by the sheriff's office. 

Detectives determined over the course of several months, Gluth allegedly took the victims into a barn located on his Rensselaer property and would molest them.

Gluth was taken into custody Wednesday on the following preliminary charges:

• Child Molesting where def. is at least 21 years of age (Level 1 Felony)
• Child Molesting where def. is at least 21 years of age (Level 1 Felony)
• Child Molesting Fondling or touching with child under 14 (Level 4 Felony)
• Child Molesting Fondling or touching with child under 14 (Level 4 Felony)
• Incest, but victim is less than 16 years old. (Level 4 Felony)
• Incest, but victim is less than 16 years old. (Level 4 Felony)

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