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Man sentenced to 50 years for sex assault of young girl

HAMILTON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

A man found guilty of the sexual assault against a young girl was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Jon E. C. Bosworth was charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

The Hamilton County State's Attorney says the alleged incidents involved a girl about six or seven years old and happened during the summers of 2007 and 2008.

Bosworth was sentenced to 25 years on each count to be served back-to-back.

His charges are a Class X felony, which short of first degree murder, is the most serious felony offense on the books in Illinois, according to Hamilton County State's Attorney Justin Hood.

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