The victim is a daughter of long-time family friends of Owino. Police responded to the family’s home shortly after 10 p.m. the night of July 7. After a short investigation, police made the arrest on July 8.
The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia learned of the Owino arrest on July 9 and upon review suspended him from duties with the Diocese, where he served as a priest at the Apostles of Jesus Congregation.
The first hearing is set for Sept. 2.
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