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Published June 11, 2010, 08:00 AM

Nebraska sentences N. Dakota man in teen-sex case

AINSWORTH, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old North Dakota man has been given 290 days in a Nebraska jail for intentional child abuse.

AINSWORTH, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old North Dakota man has been given 290 days in a Nebraska jail for intentional child abuse.

Court records say Jeremy Lurz of Hettinger, N.D., was sentenced Tuesday and credited with 102 days already served.

Lurz originally was charged with sexual assault of a minor. But he pleaded no contest after making a deal with the prosecutor, who lowered the charge in exchange for Lurz's plea.

An affidavit filed in support of an arrest warrant says a teenage girl told a Brown County deputy that she had consensual sex with Lurz on July 22, 2008, when she was 15.

Nebraska law prohibits people 19 or older from having sex with those under 16.

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