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Gomez to be sentenced today in stranger rape case


WILLMAR — Esequiel Gomez Jr., 22, of Texas, is scheduled to be sentenced this afternoon on second-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a teenage girl last July near the footbridge over the railroad tracks in Willmar.

The hearing is set for 1:15 p.m. before District Judge Donald M. Spilseth 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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