19-year-old man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child, will likely be deported

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:29
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STAMFORD - A 19-year-old man faces 10 years behind bars and will likely be deported to his native Guatemala after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl he was baby-sitting.

The Stamford Advocate reports that Douglas Hus-Flores pleaded guilty Monday to sexual assault. He will be formally sentenced next March.

Prosecutor Maureen Ornousky says the evidence against Hus-Flores was overwhelming, and pressed for the 10-year mandatory minimum sentence on the charge to avoid calling the victim as a witness at trial.

Hus-Flores’ attorney, Howard Ehring says “there is no question he will be deported.”

According to a police report, Hus-Flores told police that he sexually assaulted the child last March in Stamford.



Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, State on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:29. Updated: Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:31.