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April 5, 2013

Man convicted of sexually abusing child in 2008


MARION (AP) — A southern Illinois jury convicted a Marion man of charges that he sexually molested a child nearly five years ago.

The (Carbondale) Southern Illinois ( ) reports a Williamson County jury deliberated 18 minutes Wednesday before finding 45-year-old Donald Huse guilty of two counts of criminal sexual abuse.

Jurors concluded that Huse molested a child who was 11 years old in June 2008.

The child wasn't related to Huse.

While he awaits sentencing, Huse has been ordered to undergo a sexual offender evaluation.


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