Florence County man charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a child

Mark Lowder McKnight

Mark Lowder McKnight, 48, has been arrested and charged by the State Law Enforcement Division with Criminal Sexual Conduct second degree and one count of Committing or Attempting a Lewd Act upon a child under 16.

Officials say McKnight performed sexual acts on a child under 16 between January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011

, according to the arrest warrants.

McKnight is being held at the Florence County Detention Center.

The State Law Enforcement Division initiated an investigation at the request of the Florence County Sheriff's Office.