New York State Police Investigator Brad Natalizio talks about the Megan McDonald case at the barracks in the Town of Wallkill on March 5, 2021. In March 2003, Megan had been found, fatally beaten, in a muddy field just off Bowser Road in the Town of Wallkill.
Kelly Marsh, For the Times Herald-Record
A Broome County man faces a lengthy prison term after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with a child.
Justin T. Miller, of the Town of Maine, pleaded guilty Wednesday Broome County Court to first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child, a felony.
Miller admitted in court that during 2020, he engaged in multiple acts of sexual conduct with a 12-year-old child.
Miller will be sentenced July 9 in Broome County Court. He faces 15 years in state prison and 20 years of post-release supervision, along with inclusion on the New York state sex offender registry.
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“Sexual predators that harm children deserve nothing less than lengthy terms in New York state prison,” Broome County District Attorney Michael A. Korchak said in a news release. “This disposition spared the child from having to testify in court regarding these despicable acts.”
Miller’s arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Broome County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant District Attorney Janel Kaufman of the Special Victims Bureau prosecuted the case.
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