Tennessee Most Wanted Fugitive Captured

Donald Edward Lynch, 66, captured in Mexico.

Texas (WVLT) - A Tennessee man wanted on dozens of charges including child rape, is sitting in a Texas jail awaiting extradition to Kingsport.

Authorities in Mexico arrested 66-year-old Donald Edward Lynch Saturday near Metamoros, Mexico.

He was taken into Texas later that night.

Lynch is facing 54 charges in all, including rape of a child and sexual exploitation of a minor.

Investigators say he victimized at least ten girls, the youngest was three.

He's been featured on America's Most Wanted three times and was on the TBI's top ten most wanted list.

Kingsport officials are now working to get him extradited to Tennessee to answer to the charges.