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Jury: Man accused of child molesting not guilty

Updated: April 11, 2013 11:34PM



A Lake Superior Court jury acquitted a former Crown Point man of molesting a 9-year-old girl.

Marshall Popelas, 35, of Chicago, was acquitted of the charges on Thursday. His trial before Judge Diane Ross Boswell began Monday.

The girl told police Popelas molested her between September 2007 and January 2008 at his apartment in Hobart.



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