Ala. man wanted on multiple sex abuse charges captured in Tenn.

Ala. man wanted on multiple sex abuse charges captured in Tenn.
James Mark Lee (Source: Knoxville Police Department)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WSFA) - A man wanted on multiple sexual abuse charges in Alabama was captured Friday in Tennessee.

According to Scott Erland with the Knoxville Police Department, James Mark Lee, 52, was wanted for 58 counts of sexual abuse in Houston County, Alabama.

Erland says the U.S. Marshals Smoky Mountain Fugitive Task Force took Lee into custody at a home in Knoxville, Tenn.

Lee is currently in custody at the Knox County Jail and will be extradited to Alabama, according to Erland.

The Dothan Police Department said Lee will appear in court in Tennessee next week. Once Lee is back in Dothan, more information will be released about the charges.

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