California man on trial

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CHARITON COUNTY - A California man accused of molesting a child is expected to make his first appearance in court Monday.

The Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney told KOMU 8 News Ralph Lingo is scheduled to appear before Judge Terry Tschannen at 8:45 Monday morning in Keytesville.

Lingo faces one count of first degree child molestation, one count of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of incest.

According to court documents, Lingo has pleaded not guilty.