SLED: Pee Dee man charged for sex acts with child

Mark Lowder McKnight (Source: Florence County Detention Center)
Mark Lowder McKnight (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

SCRANTON, SC (WMBF) - A 48-year-old Florence County man has been booked into the detention center on suspicions that he maintained a sexual relationship with a child.

Warrants from the State Law Enforcement Division state Mark Lowder McKnight has been charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct and committing or attempting a lewd act upon a child under 16.

Those warrants further state that the sexual relationship between McKnight and the victim continued for up to a year, beginning in January 2011.

McKnight was booked at the Florence County Detention Center after SLED's investigation at the request of the Florence County Sheriff's Department.

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