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YUKON - A husband and wife face sexual abuse charges in McDowell County.

State police tell 59News, Frankie Ward, 45, of Yukon and his wife Molly, were arrested and charged with six counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian.   They also face 180 charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Frankie Ward is charged with seven counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian; 180 counts of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor; and 187 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

His wife Molly faces six counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian and 180 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The victim is an underage girl and the crimes happened between April 1, 2013 and April 7 of this year.

Frankie and Molly are awaiting arraignment.  

The investigation is continuing.