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Former doctor sentenced to 9 years for sexually molesting elderly patients

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A former Rockford doctor has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting elderly and disabled patients.

Dr. Charles DeHaan, who pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated battery for inappropriately touching three of his patients in August.

Two of the victims were over the age of 60, and one of DeHaan’s victims was handicapped.

The offenses took place between October 2010 and December 2013.

Police investigated after receiving complaints from elderly patients.

DeHaan abused them during health care appointments at his residences, prosecutors said.

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