71-year-old man gets three years for sexual abuse of 8-year-old girl

Richard McClung
Richard McClung

Online Staff Report

Richard McClung, 71, has been sentenced to three years in prison for the sexual abuse of an 8-year-old girl.

McClung had found guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse after a jury trial. In 2011, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police arrested McClung after a child younger than 13 came forward and said he sexually abused her. The abuse happened when the victim was 8 years old.

McClung will also be on Mandatory Supervise Release for four years after he is released from prison.

Aggravated criminal sexual abuse is a Class 2 felony punishable by a sentence probation or three to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by Mandatory Supervised Release for four years.

Posted Dec. 11, 2014

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