Observer staff

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to reflect Kleng's charges.

A 12-person jury has found Brett George Kleng guilty of four counts of first-degree sexual abuse, one count of first-degree unlawful sexual penetration and one count of second-degree sexual abuse.

Kleng was originally arrested in Sept. 2017 on 18 sex abuse charges. Two of the three victims in the case were minors and the incidents ranged from 2000 through 2016, according to Kleng's indictment.

He pleaded not guilty earlier this month to all of his charges and declined negotiations with the Department of Justice prosecuting attorney Victoria Roe.

After an eight day trial, Kleng was found guilty of six of the original 18.

He will face another trial for his other charges.

His sentencing trial is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 26.

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