- Associated Press - Thursday, January 23, 2014

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - An eastern Idaho man who police say sexually abused a girl and took nude photographs of her has been charged with sexual abuse of a child younger than 16 and sexual exploitation of a child.

The Post Register reports (https://bit.ly/LZr403) in a story on Thursday that 38-year-old Elton J. Barnell of Idaho Falls was charged after being taken into custody Wednesday.

Idaho Falls police spokeswoman Joelyn Hansen says the abuse started in the summer of 2012.

Barnell was being held in the Bonneville County Jail on $50,000 bond. His next court appearance is Feb. 5.

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Information from: Post Register, https://www.postregister.com

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