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Ironwood sex crimes trial continues


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BESSEMER - The trial of an Ironwood man facing several counts of criminal sexual conduct continued in Gogebic County Circuit Court Wednesday.

Jeremy James Richards, 42, is charged with four counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct-personal injury and one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm-strangulation.

Each of the criminal sexual conduct charges carries a potential life sentence as the maximum punishment.

The charges stem from an alleged incident on May 27, 2019 involving a woman Richards had a casual, sexual "friends with...

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