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Upstate NY man charged with Incest

FONDA, NY. –  A Broadalbin man is accused of engaging in sexual contact with a relative, according to state police.

Eric J. Feathers, 33, was arrested and charged with felony third-degree incest, state police said Thursday. It is not known at the moment which member of his family Feathers had the encounter with, or if the encounter was consensual. This is the first case of felony incest in recent history recorded in New York State.

The incident allegedly occurred earlier this month at a Broadalbin residence.

Feathers is to return to Broadalbin Town Court on Nov. 2.

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