Trial begins for man charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

By Beau Ebenezer

Trial begins for man charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

July 1, 2014 Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 5:13 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- A man charged with having sex with victims under the age of 13 is now on trial in Peoria County.

Demarco Comer, 40, is charged with five counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

He is also accused of burglary and criminal trespass.

Witnesses said several children were sleeping in the same bedroom when Comer entered the home and committed the crime.

Closing arguments will begin Wednesday morning.

Jury deliberation will follow.

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