As a result, Richard Kerksiek, 30, of Stover, was interviewed and arrested.

On May 2, 2019, deputies of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sexual assault investigation involving a juvenile. The deputies received allegations from staff members at the Morgan County R-I School detailing the report of abuse. As a result, Richard Kerksiek, 30, of Stover, was interviewed and arrested.

Kerksiek was charged in the Morgan County Associate Circuit Court by the Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with one felony count of incest and one felony count of statutory sodomy, deviate sexual intercourse. His bond was set at $100,000.