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Mexico man charged a second time for sex crimes against children

Lewis Shane Parrish
Lewis Shane Parrish mug shot from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Sex Offender Registry.

MEXICO, Mo. (KMIZ)

Lewis Parrish is facing more charges of sex crimes against children after more information came out during the investigation into the allegations this time in Audrain County.

According to the probable cause statement, the Audrain County deputy sheriff received a call about a possible sexual assault in or around Audrain County on Oct. 2019.

A Missouri Children's Division callaway County employee told the deputy sheriff about a child that was told to touch and perform sexual acts on Lewis Parrish's penis.

During an interview at the Rainbow House, the victim told the employee that Parrish grabbed the victim's privates while wrestling. After wrestling, Parrish allegedly made the victim perform sexual acts on Parrish's penis in Parrish's truck in summer of 2019 according to court records.

In the summer of 2020, the victim disclosed that Parrish made the victim peform sexual acts in Parrish's garage.

A second victim told the Missouri Children's Division callaway County employee that Parrish showed the victim a porn video in Mexico, Missouri. The second victim told about an earlier situation where Parrish allegedly made the victim put his penis.

Parrish is charged in Audrain County with four counts of child molestation, two counts of incest and furnishing pornographic material to a minor.

Parrish faces one count of child molestation charges in Callaway County.

Parrish has a court date in Callaway County for next Friday morning.

Parrish does not have a bond set in Audrain County.

According to the probable cause statement, Parrish is a convicted sex offender and pled guilty to 1st-degree child molestation in 2008 in Henry County. He served eight years.

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Karl Wehmhoener

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