Child Sex Abuse
Last year, the Cortlandt Manor resident was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sex acts with three grade-school girls after pleading guilty in state court.
The ex-ball player’s defense claimed that jurors had been pressured to change their votes to end deliberations, the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office said.
John Mercado, 52, faces sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse charges.
The FBI are calling the man “John Doe 28.” They’re hoping certain details released in photos will help identify him.
In the wake of this month’s New York Times Magazine article that exposed sex-abuse at the Bronx prep school, Tek Young Lin is now confirming some of the allegations.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require college and high school coaches to report possible child sex abuse to police.