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Esequiel Gomez Jr.

Bail set at $1M for Gomez in Willmar, Minn., rape case, wanted for murder in Texas


WILLMAR -- Bail was set at $1 million this morning for a 21-year-old Texas man charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for the July 29 sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Willmar.

Esequiel Gomez Jr. has allegedly admitted to the sexual assault, along with confessing to a double murder and sexual assault case in Texas, according to statements made by Assistant County Attorney Dain Olson in Kandiyohi County District Court.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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