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Tuesday, March 06, 2018 1:30 pm

Fugitive caught last year sentenced in Ind. child assault

Associated Press

SEYMOUR, Ind. -- A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl, after which authorities say he assumed the identity of a car crash victim and lived for years in Minnesota and Oregon.

A Jackson County judge ordered the sentence Tuesday for 62-year-old Charley Hollin. The (Seymour) Tribune reported he pleaded guilty to felony child molesting charges, with prosecutors agreeing not to seek any other charges related to Hollin's January 2017 arrest in Salem, Oregon.

Officials said Hollin disappeared from southern Indiana's Jackson County by the time he was charged with attacking a 10-year-old girl.

Federal authorities said Hollin had lived since 2001 as Andrew David Hall, an 8-year-old boy who died in a 1975 crash in Fayette County, Kentucky.