Man turns himself in, wanted in Harrison County for 2 counts of sexual assault, indecency with a child

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UPDATE: A man who was wanted in Harrison County for two counts of sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by contact turned himself on Wednesday.

Christopher Benetrix, 39, went to authorities and turned himself into the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office Jail at 2:30 p.m., said law enforcement. Authorities announced they were searching for the man on Tuesday.

Photo of Christopher Benetrix
Courtesy: Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

“Thank you all for the help,” wrote the sheriff’s office on Facebook.


HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who is wanted for sexual assault and indecency with a child.

39-year-old Christopher Benetrix is wanted for two counts of sexual assault of child and indecency with child by contact. His last known address was 345 Noble Street in Waskom, according to a post from the sheriff’s office.

If anyone has any information on the location of Benetrix, they should contact the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office at 903.923.4020 or they can anonymously contact Marshall/Harrison County Crime Stoppers at 903.935.9969.

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