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University of Guam professor found guilty of sexual assault

University of Guam professor found guilty of sexual assault

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A University of Guam professor was found guilty of one count of criminal sexual conduct.

The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2wdtwa8 ) Professor Michael Ehlert was also found guilty of one count of attempted third-degree criminal sexual conduct against two students. Prosecutor Matt Heibel says the 56-year-old professor faces one to eight years in prison for each charge.

The three female University of Guam students who accused Ehlert attended a party in 2014 that the professor hosted at his house. According to witnesses, the partygoers later went to swimming at a nearby beach. The female students claim Ehlert reached into their bikinis and touching them inappropriately.

Ehlert has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

He will be sentenced in October.


Updated : 2021-08-02 00:12 GMT+08:00