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Richard R. Finch: KC and the Sunshine Band Founder Arrested for Sex with Boys

Richard Finch (AP Photo)

Richard Finch (AP Photo)
NEWARK, Ohio (CBS/AP) Police say Richard Finch, co-founder of KC and the Sunshine Band, admitted having sex with several underage boys, but according to the music producer's Web site, those allegations are baseless.

"We will let due process happen through the legal system," reads the statement. "We are sure Mr. Finch will be vindicated from these unfounded allegations."

Finch was arrested Tuesday after a boy told police he'd had sexual contact with him at Finch's Newark, Ohio home, according to officials.

The 56-year-old Grammy award-winning former KC and the Sunshine Band bass player produced a slew of disco and funk hits including "Get Down Tonight," "That's the Way (I Like It)" and "I'm Your Boogie Man."

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