Three arrested in Iowa child sex abuse case lived together with minors
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Frank Maier, Danielle Williams and David Joynes

via WHO:

DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) -- According to court documents, Frank Maier, 59, admitted to performing and receiving sexual acts from a female under the age of 12 on multiple occasions between May 2019 and April 2020. He was arrested last week. Maier faces four counts of second-degree sexual abuse.

Danielle Williams, 31, and David Joynes, 59, are both charged with second-degree sexual abuse and neglect or abandonment of a dependent person. They were arrested Tuesday night.

Court documents state both Williams and Joynes observed Maier abusing the young victim. Police say Maier also told Joynes he wanted to marry the victim.

Williams, Maier, Joynes and the victim all resided in a Des Moines apartment together with two other minor children.

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