Man faces charges of sexual assault


Decatur – A man facing charges for murder is back in court, this time for charges of sexual assault.


53 year old Robert Stagger pleaded guilty to criminal sexual assault. Police say he repeatedly raped a woman, than threatened to kill her with a knife. He could face up to 20 years in prison.


Stagger also faces charges in an un-related case where police say he stabbed 84 year old Charles Hood, in November of 2011, on the 42 hundred block of East Marietta Street.

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