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Radio personality Harry Hamm facing sex charges

April 19, 2019 - 7:53 pm

ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) - A radio personality in St. Louis is facing sex-related charges.

St. Louis County prosecutors on Friday announced that 77-year-old Harry Hamm was charged with second-degree statutory sodomy, incest, and possession of child pornography.

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Hamm, of Chesterfield, is a broadcaster and entertainment editor at KMOX Radio. He is perhaps best known for celebrity interviews and film and theater reviews.

He has been at KMOX since 1975.

A spokeswoman for Entercom, which owns KMOX, says the company just learned of the "troubling allegations," adding, "We take these matters very seriously and have placed him on immediate leave as we investigate."