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Ex-school janitor given maximum sentence in sexual assault against a child case

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A Cross Lanes, WV man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges against a 7-year-old girl.

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib gave Charles Hogan the maximum sentence of 15 to 30 years in prison this morning.

Hogan was the janitor at the Bible Center School when he was arrested.

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A man charged with sexual assault has pleaded guilty today.

Charles Hogan was charged with sexual assault last year for abuses committed against a then 7-year-old girl he was babysitting.

Hogan will be sentenced at the end of July.

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A Kanawha County grand jury has indicted Charles Hogan on charges of first degree sexual assault, sexual abuse by parent, guardian, custodian, and person in position of trust, incest, first degree sexual abuse and distribution and display to minor of obscene matter.

Hogan is scheduled to appear in front of Judge Paul Zukaib, Jr. on December 14.

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ORIGINAL:

A Cross Lanes man was charged Wednesday with four counts of first-degree sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian.

Charles Hogan was charged in Kanawha County Magistrate Court Wednesday afternoon.

He is accused of sexually abusing the girl while babysitting her, according to the criminal complaint.

Police started investigating the case when the girl told her mother about the abuse, the criminal complaint states. The girl's mother took her to Charleston Area Medical Center after finding out about the abuse.