A man and his step-daughter have been arrested and charged with inc*st in West Virginia.
According to reports, Police arrested 28-year-old Kelcey Nicholas and 21-year-old Lataura Jarrett and charged them with inc*st even though they are not related by blood and are both over the age of consent.
The couple reportedly face 15 years jail term.
Nicholas married Jarrett’s mother five years ago and authorities allege that she calls him ‘father’
Prosecuting Attorney James ‘P.K.’ Milam, Hopkins clarifies the definition of daughter in West Virginia law;
According to state law, a daughter is the natural daughter of a person’s husband or wife — and Nicholas is still married to Jarrett’s mother, Hopkins said.
The two were charged with seven counts of inc*st, which under West Virginia law carried a penalty of anywhere between five and fifteen years in prison.