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Proctor man acquitted of child sex assault

A jury found the man not guilty following a two-day trial.

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Douglas County Courthouse, Superior, Wisconsin.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
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SUPERIOR — A Douglas County jury found a Proctor man not guilty of child sex assault July 13.

Matthew Jesse Strom, 38, was acquitted of the sole felony charge against him.

The complaint against Strom was filed in the Douglas County Clerk of Courts Office in September 2020. He had initially been charged with first-degree child sex assault and repeated sexual assault of the same child.

The complaint was later amended to a single count of repeated sexual assault of the same child. The jury found him not guilty following a two day trial.

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