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Red Lake man sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for child sexual abuse

A Red Lake man was sentenced on June 3 to 235 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for sexually abusing a child over the course of several years, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger.

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RED LAKE — A Red Lake man was sentenced on June 3 to 235 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for sexually abusing a child over the course of several years, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger.

According to court documents, between Aug. 2014 and Aug. 2020, Kory Lussier, 25, knowingly and repeatedly engaged in sexual contact with a minor female who was between 7 and 13 years old at the time.

Lussier was sentenced on June 3 in U.S. District Court before Senior Judge Paul Magnuson. On Oct. 21, 2021, Lussier pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact with a child, documents said.

This case was the result of investigations conducted by the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigations Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force.

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