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Illinois man indicted on child sex charges

Dec 03, 2012 -- 11:00am


Southeast Missourian

ANNA, Ill. -- An Illinois man was indicted Friday on felony charges of child sexual assault. Benson T. Poirier, 33, of Anna was indicted by a grand jury on five felony counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and three felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to a news release from Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds. Poirier is suspected of abusing children under 13 years old between 2005 and 2012.

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