#childmolestor | Jury convicts Knights Landing man of child molestation – Daily Democrat

A Yolo County jury convicted 58-year-old Eduardo Castro, of Knights Landing, of 14 counts of child molestation. The verdicts were read in open court on Friday.

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department began the investigation in March 2020, according to a press release from the Yolo County DA’s Office. The case involved crimes committed from the mid-1990’s through 2019 and involved four victims.

District Attorney Jeff Reisig commended the brave victims who testified, stating “It takes a lot of courage for victims of sexual abuse to come forward and disclose the awful crimes that often take place when other witnesses are not there to see it. These verdicts validate the truth spoken by these victims and will ensure that, after all these years, justice will be served.”

Reisig also wished to thank the jurors who devoted more than two weeks of their time to jury service during the pandemic.

Sentencing in the case is set for Dec. 2, before Judge David Reed. Castro faces life in prison and will be required to register as a sex offender.

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