Rockford man found guilty of sexually abusing three children


Photo: Winnebago County Jail

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Eric Massenburg, 49, has been found guilty of seven counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault for abusing three children over a period of several years.

Police were notified of the allegations against Massenburg on February 10th, 2016.

The children told police that they had been repeatedly sexually assaulted over a period of time, and detectives were able to obtain video of one of the crimes.

Massenburg faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole, due to the ages of the victims.

He is set to hear his sentencing on July 27th.

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