4/3/2014 11:38 AM
PRINCETON - Closing arguments have begun in the retrial of the Montcalm man
accused of multiple sexual-related offenses with children.
Spaulding, 41, is accused of sexual assault and sexual abuse of children. He also
faces 50 counts of possession of child pornography. Prosecutors say the two
female victims were 14 and three years old at the time of the alleged incidents
expert witnesses for the defense testified about their analysis of the child
victims, as well as assessment of the defendant before and after these
accusations arose. Spaulding himself testified Wednesday.
defense rested Thursday and closing arguments began after deliberation
instructions were read to the jury.