Russell Braun will spend 20 years in jail over charges of continuous sexual abuse


A Minot man will spend 20 years in prison after admitting to sexual abuse of a girls as young as 12 years old.

44-year-old Russell Braun pled guilty in March to the charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child for sexual contact with the girl over a three-year period.

Today, District Judge Stacy Louser approved the plea deal in the case, sentencing Braun to 40 years, with 20 years suspended, and ten years of probation to follow. The Class AA Felony carried a maximum sentence of life in prison.


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