CASS COUNTY, Mo – A man from Peculiar is facing multiple child sex crimes in Cass County.

Morris Welch

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Morris Welch, 73, is facing two counts of 1st degree child molestation, two counts of of statutory rape and two counts of statutory sodomy. Charges stem from abuse in 2010 in the Cass County area.

Welch is in custody at the Cass County Jail on a $100,000 cash only bond.