Dava and John Henley

DEVELOPING: Elderly couple accused of incest, sexually assaulting children for 10 years

A Tennesee couple was arrested Wednesday following allegations that they had sexually abused children for at least a decade.

WMC reported that John, 70, and Dava, 69, Henley are believed to have abused multiple children from 2006 t0 2016—with their victims being between 3 to 13. The pair is also accused of instructing someone to rape a child between 2012 and 2016, according to WREG.

Reports indicated that at least one of the couple’s alleged victims is a relative.

An arrest report obtained by CrimeOnline stated that John is facing multiple charges, including aggravated rape of a child, aggravated battery, and incest. WREG reported that Dava is facing similar charges.

This is a developing story. Be sure to check back with CrimeOnline for updates as they become available. 

[Featured Image: Dava and John Henley/Shelby County Sheriff’s Office]