published Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Incest cases rise 86 percent in Tennessee

Incest cases in Tennessee have risen 86 percent, according to a new report from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Reported cases of incest rose from 28 in 2011 to 52 in 2012, according to the report, which centered on domestic violence.

87 percent of the victims were white and that vast majority were juveniles.

Read more about findings from the report here.

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