Rusk County man reaches plea deal in rape case involving 8-year-old

Rusk County (WQOW) – A Rusk County man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a child agreed to a plea deal on Friday.

Jeffrey Larson, from Weyerhaeuser, pleaded guilty Friday to a modified count of 2nd degree sexual assault in exchange for other charges being dropped. According to the complaint, the assaults happened between 2010 and 2014 starting when the victim as eight.

He will be sentenced in March. The maximum penalty is 40 years in prison.

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley joined the News 18 team in August 2006. He is currently an Evening Anchor/Producer.

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