A Hudson Valley man has been convicted by a jury for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old for more than three years.
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh announced Monday, Sept. 19 that Holger Chuya-Andrade, age 32, of Spring Valley, was found guilty on all counts after a jury trial.
Chuya-Andrade was found guilty of predatory sexual assault against a child and course of sexual conduct against a child.
From May 2011 through May 2014, Cjiua-Andrade engaged in a course of sexual abuse which started when the victim was 7 years old and lasted until she was 10 years old, the DA's Office said.
Chuya-Andrade is the victim’s biological uncle, the DA's Office noted.
“The verdict of guilty on all counts by a jury is the first step in securing justice for the victim," said Walsh. "My office will work tirelessly to protect innocent children.”
Chuya-Andrade, who was remanded to Rockland County Jail until sentencing in November, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison on the top count.
In addition, Chuya-Andrade will have to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison.
The investigation was handled by the Spring Valley Police Department with the assistance of the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Special Victims Unit.
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