Du Quoin Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child


By WSIL Manager

PERRY CO. -- A Perry County man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child.

Chase L. McClanahan, 19, of Du Quoin, is charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. Prosecutors allege the crimes occurred last week.

McClanahan made his first court appearance Monday and was appointed a public defender. A preliminary hearing was also scheduled for May 30.

McClanahan is being held in the Perry County Jail on $250,000 bond.

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