Former The Young and The Restless actor, Corey Sligh has been charged with two counts of child molestation. He was arrested in October 2016 for allegedly physically abusing a girl between April and September 2016.Who is Corey Sligh? Keep reading our Corey Sligh wiki for more details about the actor and his indictment.
Corey Sligh’s Wiki
TV actor, Corey Sligh was born and raisedGeorgia and is 30 years old. According to his IMDB page, Sligh is a writer and has acted in All About Lizzie (2012), God is Dead (2008), and Single Shelley (2013). He also made an appearance on CBS’s The Young and the Restless as a bartender and waiter.
In 2014, the actor was the victim of a drunk driver, who had hit him on Thanksgiving. According to reports, Corey Sligh was walking down to a friend’s house with his girlfriend, Alisa Berhorst, to deliver a Thanksgiving dinner. On the way, the couple noticed a driver almost hit two people, while driving on the curb. Sligh allegedly told the driver to slow down, and threatened to call the police.
The men, who were believed to be drunk, got out of the car and beat Sligh up, before getting back into the car and crashing it close to where the incident occurred. The injured actor was immediately rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He suffered multiple bruises including a broken arm, and was sent to rehab to help the healing process.
Child Molestation Charges
Although not much is known about the former The Young and the Restless star, he is now making headlines after being charged with child molestation following his arrest in Georgia last October.
According to TMZ, the victim, a girl who was not even 10 at the time, has accused the soap opera actor of making her “touch his penis with her hand and himself touch her … with intent to arouse, satisfy the sexual desires of the accused.”
Corey Sligh has denied the claims, stating that he is “fighting this until the end.” He was indicted on Monday, June 12 on two counts of child molestation.
The events reportedly took place between April and September 2016, with the Sligh Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office confirming that the actor knew the girl. He was arrested in Georgia in October 2016 and was released on $22,000 bail.
In November, the actor was arrested again on similar charges in Florida. According to the allegations, a concerned mother informed authorities in the Walton County Sheriff’s Office about Corey Sligh inappropriately touching her young daughter while they were on vacation. Though the actor was sent to federal court, he was later released on a $100,000 bond.