Green County man faces multiple rape, human trafficking charges

Greensburg, KY (October 15, 2021) On Wednesday, October 6, 2021 following a 6-month investigation by KSP Post 15, James David Burnham, 34, of Greensburg, KY was indicted for 7 counts of Rape first degree, 8 counts of Promoting Human Trafficking (victim under 18), and several other charges with allegations dating back 10 years.

Burnham was located and arrested on Thursday, October 14, 2021 by the Cache County Sheriff’s Office in Logan, Utah and will be extradited back to Kentucky.

This investigation was conducted by Trooper James Ford. He was assisted by Silverleaf Trauma Recovery Services, Green County Victims Advocate, KY Attorney Generals Office, KY Homeland Security, KSP Post 15 Victims Advocate, KY Department for Community Based Services, Greensburg Police and the Commonwealth Attorney.

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