Red Lake Man Sentenced to More Than 19 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Child

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Red Lake man was sentenced to 235 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for sexually abusing a child over the course of several years, announced United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger.

According to court documents, between August 2014 and August 2020, Kory Paul Lussier, 25, knowingly and repeatedly engaged in sexual contact with a minor female who was between seven and thirteen years old at the time.

Lussier was sentenced today in U.S. District Court before Senior Judge Paul A. Magnuson. On October 21, 2021, Lussier pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact with a child.

This case was the result of investigations conducted by the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and the FBI Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander D. Chiquoine prosecuted the case.