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Nauvoo Man Pleads Guilty in Child Sexual Assault Case

Jun 11, 2020

Nauvoo police said a man accused of sexually assaulting a child has pleaded guilty. Daniel Scott Lafferty, 34, of Nauvoo entered the open plea Thursday.

Lafferty was sentenced to 55 years in prison:

  • 35 years for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child
  • 10 years for Child Pornography
  • 10 years for a separate count of Child Pornography

Prosecutors said the sexual abuse happened over a two-year period.

Lafferty was arrested May 28, 2019 after police investigated allegations he sexually assaulted a child.