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Jury convicts reservation man of sexual abuse

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a man from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation of sexual abuse.

Merlin John Littlesun, 38, assaulted a 20-year-old woman during a party on the reservation. The woman was severely intoxicated and could not remember details of the incident but two teenagers testified that they witnessed the assault.

Littlesun faces a maximum sentence of 20 years and a $250,000 fine.

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Busby man guilty of sex assault (The Billings Gazette 5/12)