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Halifax funeral home director faces child sex charges

Posted January 31
Updated February 1

Harold Lee Massey

— A Halifax County funeral home director was arrested Tuesday in connection with dozens of sexual offenses involving children.

Harold Lee Massey, 62, of Littleton was charged with 50 counts of indecent liberties with a minor and 31 counts of statutory sexual offense.

Authorities said the charges stem from a six-year period between 2006 and 2012 that involved a child who was 7 years old when first incident occurred.

Massey was being held under $250,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 15.

Massey operates Massey Funeral Home. His website describes him as an "accomplished musician" best known for gospel music.

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