Admitted Child Abuser Now Faces Sex Charges - Update
Update: Malcolm Smith has been sentenced to 10 years on the charge of Offenses Related to Public Health/Morals. He will also have to register as a sex offender when released from the state prison system. Smith is currently at Kilby Receiving outside Montgomery awaiting permanent prison placement. His release date is July 1, 2028.
From 2018: Malcolm Tyler Smith has been arrested in Colbert County. The Florence man is currently under indictment in Lauderdale County on charges of physically abusing a young child while the child's mother was hospitalized. Smith, who confessed to the physical abuse charges, bailed out of the Lauderdale County Detention Center after a May arrest.
Now the 25 year old Smith has been arrested in Colbert County on charges of sexually abusing a child under the age of 12. He remains in the Colbert County Jail as of Tuesday afternoon.