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April 1, 2014                                                                                                                                                                                          

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COSME LOPEZ
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NAVAJO MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING 11 YEAR-OLD GIRL

            PHOENIX. – On March 31, 2014, Henry Yazzie, 43, of Tuba City, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 20 years in prison followed by lifetime supervised release. Yazzie previously pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact of a minor. 

            The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Christine Keller, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:                  CR-13-08197-PCT-DGC
RELEASE NUMBER:           2014-020_Yazzie

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