Iowan seeks new trial in child sex abuse case

FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — An 81-year-old northern Iowa man convicted in the sexual abuse of two 8-year-old girls has asked for a new trial.

The Mason City Globe Gazette says ( Clarence Miller’s motion is scheduled to be heard Tuesday morning in Winnebago County District Court in Forest City. He’s scheduled to be sentenced later in the day.

A jury convicted Miller, of Thompson, on Oct. 4 of two counts of sexual abuse involving the girls. Prosecutors say Miller assaulted the girls at his home between January 2010 and August 2012. Miller has denied any sexual abuse occurred.


Information from: Globe Gazette,

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