Update: Jimmy Bucham has agreed to a plea agreement in which he will serve three years of a 15 year sentence on child abuse charges. The Franklin County man will begin his sentence on January 5th.

From June 2016 – Jimmy Andrew Burcham of Phil Campbell, has been indicted on four counts of the sexual abuse of a three year old girl. Burcham, 23, allegedly abused the child earlier this year and was arrested after the child informed her grandmother in March.

Burcham is specifically accused of hiding objects in his clothes which he had the child retrieve. The young girl has claimed Burcham warned her to remain silent and she was afraid of Burcham who was 22 at the time of his arrest. The Rainbow Road resident immediately posted 250K bond after his arrest and remains free at this time.

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