Rockford man sentenced to 18 years for sexual assault of a child

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 37-year-old Marques Tate has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting a minor.

In June 2017, The Rockford Police Housing Authority unit arrived to the 1500 block of Birch Court in reference to a call for a sexual assault.

There they found a 13-year old girl who had been sexually assaulted by an adult male household member.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Tate pled guilty to charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual assault on September 13th, 2019.

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