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Keshena, WI Man Sentened to Prison for Sexual Abuse

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin

United States Attorney James L. Santelle announced that James F. King, Sr., (age: 40), of Keshena, located on the Menominee Indian Reservation, in the State of Wisconsin, was sentenced on July 28, 2014, in United States District Court to 87 months of imprisonment, followed by a term of 10 years on supervised release. The sentence was the result of a guilty plea by King on March 25, 2014, to a federal indictment charging him with one count of sexually abusing a person incapable of declining participation. 

The investigation revealed that on November 20, 2013, King, sexually abused a 25-year-old female, who was asleep at the time. The victim indicated that she sleeping in the basement of the residence when she was awakened by someone tugging at her clothing. The victim kicked King and yelled for help as he ran from the residence. Law enforcement interviewed King and he admitted that he sexually assaulted the victim. 

The case was investigated by the Menominee Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Benjamin L. Whittemore.

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Updated January 29, 2015