Authorities in Lauderdale County say a 37 year old Tuscumbia resident has been indicted on charges of sexually abusing and sodomizing two children. A March grand jury officially brought charges against Verde Clay Beede III, reportedly now living in Tuscumbia.
One of Beede’s alleged victims was younger than age 16, while the second was younger than 12 when the incidents reportedly occurred in Florence. Beede is currently housed in the Lauderdale County Detention Center with bail set at 75K.
According to social media, Beede is a graduate of Muscle Shoals High School. Credit reports indicate he has lived in Cullman, Haleyville, and Hanceville, as well as California and New Mexico.