A Nicholas County, WV man is behind bars charged with 25 counts of sex assault second degree and 25 counts of sex abuse by parent or guardian.
Richard Lloyd Thomas III is being held on a million dollar bond in the Central Regional Jail for abusing a 15 year old female.
The sexual abuse apparently occurred for the past two years.
According to the Nicholas County Sheriff's Office the investigation is continuing.
There is no word on whether Thomas III will face additional charges.