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Jury Convicts Man of Child Molesting


Elmer Salazar-Hernandez was found guilty of molesting the victim at 4-to-5 years old

A jury has convicted an Evansville man of child molesting. WNIN’s John Gibson has more:

Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Diana Moers says a jury found Elmer Salazar-Hernandez guilty of two counts of Child Molesting,

His arrest followed a forensic interview at Holly’s House with a juvenile who prosecutors say disclosed their mother’s boyfriend’s brother, Salazar-Hernandez, had sexually abused them when they were the ages of 4 to 5 years old.

The prosecutor says Salazar-Hernandezlived with the child, their mother and mother’s boyfriend at the time of the molestations.

Moers says the victim “bravely testified at the trial.”
Sentencing is scheduled for July 18th.