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Eau Claire man skips preliminary hearing; one step closer to possible trial

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Eau Claire (WQOW)- An Eau Claire man facing some serious sexual assault charges waives his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Larry Johnson is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.  Police say she became pregnant and allegedly murdered her newborn child two weeks ago. She is facing charges in juvenile court.  On Tuesday, Johnson decided to waive his right to a preliminary hearing which moves the case one step closer to a possible trial.  His next court appearance is scheduled for October 1st.

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