Child Sex Offender Sentenced to 66 Years in Prison

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A former Rockford church employee could spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a child.

A Winnebago County judge sentenced Charles Tucker to 66 years in prison.  The 50 year-old was found guilty in March.  The attacks started in 2013.  The victim was younger than 13 at the time.

Investigators say some of the abuse happened at North Love Baptist Church.  Tucker had worked there as a vehicle mechanic.  The church removed him from his position after finding out.

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