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Opening statements to begin Wednesday in trial of man facing 340 counts related to sex assault accusations

Posted at: 04/09/2013 9:18 PM

Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the trial of a man who is charged with more than 300 counts of child sexual abuse. The story from our news partners at the Messenger Post.

Michael Lewis, 41, of East Bloomfield, is accused of repeatedly abusing two girls, a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old, beginning in 2010 and continuing into 2011.

Jury selection began on Monday and MPN says it wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.
 
Some of the charges against Lewis carry a maximum sentence of 25 years to life if he's convicted.