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Guilty plea in Howard county sex abuse case

Taylor Jurgensen
Taylor Jurgensen

Teen gets probation.

Posted: Aug 31, 2018 8:05 PM

CRESCO, Iowa – A teen who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a younger child gets a suspended sentence.

Taylor Jurgensen, 18 of Dunkerton, pleaded guilty in Howard County District Court to one count of 3rd degree sex abuse. Authorities say he abused a child of 12 or 13 years of age in April 2017.

Jurgensen received a 10 year suspended prison sentence and three to five years of probation. He must stay at the West Union

Residential Facility for up to one year and must also register as a sex offender.

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