Greenville Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault Of Teen - WSPA.com

Greenville Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault Of Teen

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Willie Crawford Jr. Willie Crawford Jr.
GREENVILLE, S.C. -
A Greenville man will spend at least 19 years behind bars for the sexual assault of a 14-year old boy.

Willie Crawford Jr., 57, entered guilty pleas to criminal sexual conduct with a minor first degree and criminal sexual conduct with a minor second degree on Monday.

A judge sentenced Crawford to 23 years in prison. He must serve at least 85 percent of that sentence before he becomes eligible for parole.

The 13th Circuit Solicitor says Crawford abused the child on two separate occasions between August 2009 and June 2009.

Prosecutors say the victim didn't tell his mother about the assaults until a few years later. That's when the investigation started.

Crawford was convicted of criminal sexual conduct with an adult in 1995 according to the solicitor.
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