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'Warlock' accused of child sex abuse scheduled for court hearing

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James Irvin (File photo: Kristen Conner) James Irvin (File photo: Kristen Conner)
PRINCETON (WVVA) -

The man accused of claiming to be a warlock to sexually abuse children heads back to court Tuesday afternoon.

Police say 57-year-old James Irvin had three young victims that were related to him, and their mother had fallen ill. Irvin allegedly asked the girls to perform sexual acts with him, saying then he could use magical powers to quote "make mommy well."

Irvin's attorney is expected file a motion for a change of venue and another for a separate trial.

Irvin has maintained his innocence.

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