Illinois man convicted of more than 200 counts of sexual assault of a child

An Equality, Illinois man faces a minimum 1,112 years in prison after being convicted of multiple counts of sexual assault of a child.

On Friday, 49-year-old Ronald Yarber was convicted of 254 counts of criminal sexual assault and 16 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

The victim, who is now 24, was developmentally disabled and lived in the home with Yarber and his wife for about 12 years.

All counts must be served consecutively and are non-probationable.

Because of how many charges Yarber was found guilty of he faces a minimum sentence of 1,112 years.

Yarber will be sentenced on September 1st.

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