Sexual abuse, assault trial continues

Local - 4/2/2014 4:40 PM by Stuart Hammer

FAYETTEVILLE – A man is on trial in Fayette County facing multiple counts of sexual abuse and sexual assault.

A jury is deliberating at this hour in the case against Willard Tygrett.

Tygrett took the stand Wednesday in Judge Paul Blake's courtroom.

Tygrett allegedly assaulted and abused a 3-year-old girl. He is not the biological father of the girl but was dating her mother at the time of the alleged incident.

The prosecution and defense has rest and the judge hopes to have a verdict by Wednesday evening.

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