Man guilty of three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault
Online Staff Report
Nathan Bell, 61, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault after a jury trial in front of Judge Joseph McGraw.
Aug. 21, 2011, Rockford police were called to SwedishAmerican Hospital in reference to a criminal sexual assault investigation. Officers learned a female victim was sexually assaulted.
The victim was able to provide a description of the suspect as well as a description of the vehicle the suspect drove, which resulted in Bell being developed as a suspect.
The victim then identified Bell as the person who sexually assaulted her from a photographic lineup.
Aggravated criminal sexual assault is a class X felony with a sentencing range of six to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and be registered as a sex offender for natural life.
Sentencing is scheduled for 9 a.m., June 29, in front of McGraw in courtroom 209.
Posted April 30, 2012
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