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Ill. man sentenced to 270 years for sexual assaults of child

SALINE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

An southern Illinois man was sentenced to nearly 300 years for several sexual assaults involving a child.

According to the state's attorney's office, Brian K. Bowlby, 37, formerly of Eldorado was sentenced to 270 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for multiple sexual assaults of a child under the age of 13. 

The assaults reportedly happened between 2001-03, according to the state's attorney.

Bowlby was convicted by a Saline County jury in February 2012 of 18 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

He must serve 85 percent of the 270 year sentence.

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