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Uncle who 'married' 10-year-old girl charged with sex crimes

A Mound man accused of abusing his niece told police that his behavior was biblically justified.

By HERÓN MÁRQUEZ ESTRADA, Star Tribune
Last update: March 14, 2010 - 10:30 PM

The marriage took place during a family vacation to Yellowstone National Park during the summer of 2001.

Before long, James Wallace Fall began alternating nights in the beds of his 49-year-old wife and his new "bride" in Mound.

Fall, now 58, saw nothing wrong with the fact that the bride was his niece or that she was 10 when they "married," according to Mound police.

He told the girl that it was God's will that they marry. He told police this justified their union, legally and morally.

"He absolutely believes what he's saying," said Jami Wittke, a detective with the Mound Police Department, who interviewed Fall. "He said the Bible tells him that it's OK to have a relationship with your niece, to

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Added: Mar-15-2010 Occurred On: Mar-14-2010
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