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PD: Boy sexually assaulted in Rothschild

ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) – A Washburn County boy said he was sexually assaulted by a 31-year-old man, according to Marathon County court records.

Eric Mlay, of Tanzania, Africa, is facing 40 years in prison if convicted.

The boy told authorities it happened on April 27 at a Motel 6 in Rothschild.

He said he began drinking with Mlay and was sexually assaulted, according to court records.

Mlay told the boy he was a soldier in Tanzania and said he had killed people, records said.

The criminal complaint did not list the age of the vicim.

Mlay has not made his initial appearance.


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