Lafayette man charged with child molesting

William Coleman (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
William Coleman (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man has been charged with two counts of child molesting.

William Coleman, 44, faces two felony counts for an event investigators said happened more than two years ago involving a 6-year-old girl.

Investigators said Coleman was staying at a couple’s home in April 2012 when the offenses occurred. They also said a DNA profile obtained via swab from the victim matched Coleman. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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