Mishawaka man accused of child molestation

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
A Mishawaka man was arrested Monday on charges of child molestation.

David Earl Hamilton, 75, was arrested on a charge of child molesting for allegedly abusing a female relative when she was 5 years old. (Photo Supplied / Elkhart County Jail)

SOUTH BEND, Ind.--- A Mishawaka man was arrested Monday on charges of child molestation.

Court documents say 75-year-old David Hamilton abused a young child, five or six years old at the time, three times.

According to our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth, Hamilton allegedly performed a sex act on her, and then asked the child to do the same to him.

A forensic interviewer met with the child, who is now 11 years old.

Hamilton was booked into the Elkhart County Jail on $100,000 bond.


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