Kentucky man claims he thought 8-year-old boy was girlfriend following sodomy arrest

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDKY) – A Kentucky man is behind bars after authorities say he sodomized an 8-year-old boy.

WDRB reports Ernest Wilson III was charged with first-degree sodomy following the June incident.

Investigators say they received a report that the 24-year-old fondled the boy, and the child told authorities he was sodomized.

Wilson told authorities the act was unintentional, stating he thought he was engaging in a sex act with his girlfriend instead of the boy.

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