NY Man Accused of Sexual Assaulting Juvenile in Sussex County Rejects Plea

Photo: Pattanaphong Khuankaew / EyeEm / Getty Images

A New York man accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile in Sussex County is facing life in prison after declining a plea offer of 18 years in prison. Russell G. Wilson, 56, is facing charges that include aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police reportedly started investigating Wilson after he sent a letter to the parents of the girl in December of 2016. Officers were permitted to overhear and record a phone call between the girl and Wilson and during the call he admitted to the sexual assault.

His trial is expected to start in March.

Read the NJHerald.com story here.

Sarah the Web Girl


Content Goes Here