Owen County man and girlfriend facing child molestation charges involving 5-year-old girl

Robert A. McKenzie and Lacey Sue Brown
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OWEN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - An Owen County man is facing several counts of child molestation after police say he molested his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter.

Police say Robert A. McKenzie became agitated after his girlfriend couldn't find someone for him to have sex with. Court documents say McKenzie told his girlfriend if she couldn't find anyone for him to have sex, with he would have sex with her 5-year-old daughter.

Court documents show McKenzie performed various sexual acts with the child. Police say McKenzie told his girlfriend he could get away with rape, murder, and hiding dead bodies.

Prosecutors charged McKenzie with child molesting, incest, neglect of a dependent and sexual misconduct. McKenzie's girlfriend, Lacey S. Brown, has also been charged with child molesting, incest, neglect of a dependent and sexual misconduct.

McKenzie told investigators he liked it and became aroused when the events were occurring.

McKenzie and Brown both made an initial court appearance Thursday afternoon.

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