New Report: Duggars Waited 16 Months Before Reporting Molestation, Shouldn't They Be Jailed?

As more information about the sexual molestation and subsequent cover up emerges in the case of Josh Duggar, we again ask, why are the rest of the Duggar children still in the custody of their parents?

A new police report from 2006, published this morning by In Touch, finds that Josh's public statement did not tell the whole truth, nor did his parents' statement.

The new police report is even more damning than the first.

"Josh Duggar confessed to his father Jim Bob Duggar on THREE separate occasions to multiple acts of sexual molestation against his sisters and a family friend, according to a new police report obtained exclusively by In Touch magazine."

"The document also makes clear that Josh was 15 years old when he molested his 5-year-old sister and committed at least SEVEN acts of sexual molestation," In Touch adds.

In Touch also notes that this new police report "makes it clear that despite Josh’s chilling confessions the Duggars waited at least 16 months before contacting authorities about the molestations, even though the behavior was continuing and growing worse. During that period they did not get professional counseling for Josh or his victims. Legal experts tell In Touch that Jim Bob and Michelle could have faced six years in prison for their inaction, if the statute of limitations had not expired."

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar will sit before Megyn Kelly of Fox News in an interview that airs tonight. It's unclear when it was taped or if any of these new facts will be included, but given Kelly's promise that the interview will not be a "cross examination," it's doubtful.


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