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Arizona man sentenced to life in prison for child sexual abuse

Jul 28, 2023, 4:00 PM

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Eric David Marrufo, 43, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday. (Arizona Department of Corrections Photo)

(Arizona Department of Corrections Photo)

PHOENIX — A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for child sexual abuse, authorities said.

Eric David Marrufo, 43, was previously convicted of five counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and one count of sexual contact with a child, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona said in a press release.

Prosecutors said Marrufo sexually abused his victims between Aug. 1, 2006, to Aug. 1, 2008, at his home on the Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation.

Marrufo is a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

The FBI and the Pascua Yaqui Police Department investigated the case.

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Arizona man sentenced to life in prison for child sexual abuse