Hardy man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault

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By News 5 Staff


Updated: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:23:05 CST

A 24–year old Hardy man is charged with sexually assaulting his two–year old daughter...

And today he said he didn't do it.

James Wheeler Jr. pleaded not guilty to first–degree sexual assault of a child.

He also requested a pretrial hearing...

Which he will be granted on January 7th.

The pretrial will begin at 9:45.

If convicted he could be punished with 20 years to life in prison.

The case is taking place at the Nuckolls County Courthouse.

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