A South West man is accused of having sexual intercourse with an animal and indecently dealing with and attempting to rape a seven-year-old boy whom he also possessed explicit images and video of. Jason Michael Simpson, 35, appeared in Bunbury Magistrate’s Court last Thursday in relation to 41 offences relating to a number of sex crimes. Last Thursday, the court was read the charges against Mr Simpson, who appeared via video link from Bunbury Prison. Thirty-nine of Mr Simpson’s charges are related to the same seven-year-old boy, with all alleged offences occurring in Collie. He is accused of indecently dealing with and attempting to sexually penetrate the child and allegedly indecently recording and possessing child exploitation material of the same boy, namely images and videos. Offences relating to exploitation material were alleged to occur between September and December of last year, while offences relating to indecently recording, indecently dealing and attempting to sexually penetrate allegedly happened between December 20, 2019 and January 3, 2020. Mr Simpson is also accused of having sexual intercourse with an animal, which the court was told dated back to December 15 and 21, 2019. These two carnal knowledge of an animal charges are alleged to have occurred in the Wheatbelt town of Goomalling. The case was remanded until next month because Mr Simpson had not had time to consult with his lawyer, Paul Chapman, over 20 fresh charges which had only recently emerged. Mr Simpson faces one count of attempted sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13, two counts of carnal knowledge of an animal, 10 counts of indecently dealing with a child, 22 counts of indecently recording a child, one count of possessing or copying an indecent or obscene article, three counts of possessing child exploitation material and two counts of showing offensive material to a child with intent to commit a crime. Mr Simpson will remain in custody at Bunbury Prison until his next appearance on March 15.