Mother of man accused of sexual abuse of kids threatened victims: report

mother of man charged with sexual assault of children knew of abuse blamed victims
Source: Mega

Nov. 4 2021, Published 2:20 p.m. ET

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The mother of a Pennsylvania man accused of sexually assaulting children knew of the abuse and even threatened some of the victims, police said.

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On Oct. 30, police said 20-year-old Davin Gostony was arraigned and booked into the Northampton County jail in Pennsylvania on $500,000 bond after an investigation.

According to authorities, Gostony admitted he forced children to perform sexual acts over several years, The Morning Call reported.

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Authorities said his 41-year-old mom, Jamie Gostony, knew about the abuse and even responded by threatening one of the victims.

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Northampton County District Attorney Terence Houck said Jamie was told twice about her son’s actions and instead of reporting it, she threatened one of the victims, The Morning Call reported.

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Jamie Gostony was charged with terroristic threats, intimidation of witnesses or victims and multiple counts of endangering the welfare of children, police said.

Her husband, 37-year-old Charles Canty, also faces 14 counts of endangering the welfare of children, officials said.

Both Jamie and Canty Gostony were arraigned on Nov. 2 and booked into jail. They each had bond set at $500,000.


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