Warwick man indicted on child molestation charge

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – A Warwick man was indicted on multiple counts of child molestation, R.I. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin’s office announced on Wednesday.

Richard Morel, 43, of Warwick, is accused of molesting an unidentified person who was under 14 years old at the time of the allegations. Police say the alleged assaults occurred between Oct. 1, 2011 and Aug. 30, 2012.

Morel is facing three total counts of child molestation – one in the first-degree and the other two in the second-degree.

He is scheduled to be arraigned in Kent County Superior Court on March 21.

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