Grand jury indicts Kenneth L. Birch on two counts of sexual assault
May 18, 2017
A grand jury indicted Kenneth L. Birch, 36, on two counts of sexual assault, one in the first degree and one in the second degree. The indictment was filed in the Petersburg Trial Courts on May 11.
On May 12 Birch entered a not guilty plea to the charges and the trial was set for July 18.
On May 2, in a probable cause statement filed by the Petersburg Police Department, the police responded to a report of a sexual assault on April 30 at 11:44 p.m.
The victim told police she had been lying on her stomach on Birch’s bed watching TV while doing laundry. She told police that Birch began massa...