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Tonganoxie man, 64, faces eight charges accusing him of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

February 21, 2011


Leavenworth County prosecutors have filed eight charges against a 64-year-old Tonganoxie man who is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl over a two-year period ending earlier in February.

Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said the defendant appeared in court Friday.

Prosecutors have filed two counts of child rape, one from February of this year and another from February of 2009. The man also faces two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and four counts of aggravated criminal sodomy with a child younger than 14.

The Journal-World generally does not identify sex crime suspects unless they are convicted. Thompson said the defendant is next due in Leavenworth County District Court on March 18.


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