Southern Illinois Man Convicted of Sex Crimes against a Child


A Marion, Illinois man faces up to 60 years in prison after he was convicted for sexual crimes against a child. After a three-day trial at the Williamson County Courthouse, David I. Blue, 44, was convicted of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, class X felonies, and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, a class 2 felony on Friday, September 10.Blue was taken into custody following the verdict and will be held until he is sentenced on Monday, October 18.Officials say, an investigation by the Marion Police Department showed that Blue had committed sexual offenses against a child under the age of 13 during the timeframe of March 2018 through October 2019.

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