Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Child for Years Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of sexually abusing a girl for years pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Christopher Howard is facing three second-degree sex crime charges.

We first told you about the case in May.

That’s when police say Howard turned himself in.

Police say they found evidence that the victim had been sexually assaulted from the ages of 11 or 12 to 17.

Howard will be back in court Friday.