The trial for a man facing dozens of sex crime charges is underway in Nelson County.
James Jessup, 38, is on trial for 20 charges ranging from rape to aggravated sexual battery. He is also facing 34 other counts in Appomattox.
Investigators say the case involved three juveniles.
Thursday marked day one of what is expected to be a two-day trial.
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