An inmate who is being housed for child molestation at the Floyd County Jail, Trevor Austin McNeil, 22 of Rome,  is facing additional charges after reports said he lied about being sexually assaulted at the jail.

Reports said that it was allegedly discovered that McNeil made fraudulent reports to mislead deputies in believing he was assaulted by another inmate.

PREVIOUS March 2020

McNeil is now charged with felony false statements and writings and the false report of a crime.

Trevor Austin McNeil, 22 of Lindale, was arrested this week after reports said he used his hands to touch the genital of a 6 year-old child.

The incident occurred back in 2019 at a location on  Padlock Mountain Road in Cave Spring.

McNeil is charged with child molestation.