A man from Walnut Shade is scheduled for a jury trial in December on charges involving sexual abuse of a child.
Sixty-four year old William Zook is charged in Taney County with statutory rape, two counts of statutory sodomy, sexual misconduct involving a child, and enticement of a child.
Zook allegedly forced an 8-year old girl to perform sex acts at his home and in his RV in December of 2011. According to a probable cause statement, the child was given money and told not to tell anyone about the incident.
Zook is free on bond. His trial is scheduled for December 10th.