A Colorado Springs barber could spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting seven children, including the 8-year-old son of a homeless woman he took in under the guise of a Samaritan.
An El Paso County jury found Raymond Demon Brown, 36, guilty on most counts Thursday after a nearly weeklong trial.
say Brown targeted the children of vulnerable women by setting himself up as a reliable friend — especially for single mothers.
“‘It was, ‘Integrate yourself with the family, earn their trust, and then the kids will be yours,’” said prosecutor Anne Francis, adding that Brown in some cases helped with food and day care expenses.
A total of nine children stepped forward, including one male relative who had endured six years of sexual abuse beginning in the early 1990s. That preceded most of the other assaults by a decade.
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Source:: The Denver Post