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Pike County Man Arrested on Child Abuse Charges

A Wiregrass man whose daughter went missing in 2016 is now under arrest for abusing a teen.  Bobby Richard Faulkner was arrested at the end of 2023 in pike County on charges of sexually abusing a 14-year-old on multiple occasions.  Authorities did not say there was any connection to this arrest and the disappearance of Lela Faulkner 7 years ago.