Harrisburg man sentenced to 39 years for sex abuse of teen

Carl Russ (Source: Saline County Jail)
Carl Russ (Source: Saline County Jail)

HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) - A Harrisburg man was sentenced to 39 years in prison Tuesday, Nov. 1, for the sexual assault and abuse of a 14 year old.

Saline County Circuit Court Judge Walden Morris found Carl D. Russ, 46, guilty of three counts of criminal sexual assault and 23 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse from events that occurred in 2005.

Russ will have to serve at least 85 percent of the 39 year sentence.

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