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Registered sex offender accused of sexually abusing Metro East girl

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Edward Williams, 41, is accused of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 13 in Cahokia (Credit: Police) Edward Williams, 41, is accused of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 13 in Cahokia (Credit: Police)

CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A registered sex offender is accused of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 13 years old in Cahokia.

According to police, Edward T. Williams, 41, was accused of sexually abusing the girl after an ambulance service was called to the 3600 block of Falling Springs Road on Wednesday.

Police said Williams was a friend of the victims’ family.

Williams was listed on the Illinois Registered Sex Offender list as a “sexual predator” stemming from a 1996 conviction in St. Clair County, according to court records.

Williams has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and his bond has been set at $250,000.

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