- Associated Press - Monday, May 8, 2017

NOVATO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a Northern California coroner arrested on child molestation charges (all times local):

9:50 a.m.

An attorney for a Northern California coroner arrested on child molestation charges says people who know his client are in shock and disbelief.

The Marin Independent Journal (https://bayareane.ws/2pYyqWz) reports that Marin County Chief Deputy Coroner Darrell Harris was arrested Friday and is accused of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 17 over the last nine years.

His defense attorney Douglas Horngrad told the newspaper that people who know him are “in absolute shock” and that “nobody believes it.”

Harris is scheduled to be arraigned Monday. He has worked for Marin County since 2003, and in October 2015, he was promoted to head the office.

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8:00 a.m.

A Northern California coroner has been arrested on child molestation charges.

The Marin Independent Journal (https://tinyurl.com/lphrz7c ) reports that 46-year-old Darrell Harris is scheduled to be arraigned Monday. He was arrested Friday and is accused of sexually abusing girls under the age of 17 over the last nine years.

Harris is in charge of the Marin County’s Coroner office, which is run by the sheriff’s department.

Harris remained jailed Monday on $750,000 bail. No attorney is listed in jail records and it’s unclear if he is represented by a lawyer.


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