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Berks man gets 28-71 years for sexual abuse of 3 girls

Also found to be a sexually violent predator

READING, Pa. - A Berks County man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for sexually assaulting three young girls.

A Berks County judge sentenced Jerry Negron to 28 to 71 years in state prison, followed by 15 years of special probation. He was also found to be a sexually violent predator.

Negron, 37, had initially been accused of sexually abusing four girls between the ages of 7 and 15, but he was acquitted in one of the cases.

The crimes occurred at various locations in Mount Penn, Lower Alsace Township and at Blue Marsh Lake between 2005 and 2015, according to detectives with the district attorney's office.


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