Mooers Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault Against a Child

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The Clinton County District Attorney’s office announced Friday a Mooers man pleaded guilty to predatory sexual assault against a child in court.

On Thursday, David Burdo, 59, was in court, to plead guilty to sexually abusing a child under the age of 13, according to a release from the DA’s office.

Officials say Burdo will serve a negotiated sentence of 20 years to life in state prison, with fines to be set by the court, he will also have to register as a sex offender and an order of protection was granted for the victim.

Sentencing is set for November 21.

Under New York State law, Burdo faces a minimum of 10 years to life in prison, with a maximum of 25 years to life.

DA Andrew Wylie said, “It is an honor for my office to work with child victims of sexual assault, as we did in this case and help them courageously stand up to their abusers and fight for the justice they so richly deserve.”

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