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Utah County Attorney

WILLIAM L. BUTCHER

Maximum sentences to 3 counts Attempted Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child, 2 counts Attempted Sex Abuse of a Child, 2 counts Forcible Sexual Abuse, 1 count Forcible Sodomy.

June 23, 2014 William L. Butcher (21) was sentenced to over 15 years in prison for eight counts of sexual assault (including Forcible Sodomy) on minors (including infants) and adults. Butcher sexually molested children and babies that he was entrusted to babysit. He also used sleepovers and campouts to molest his peers or younger boys. In February of 2013, Butcher self-reported to Provo Police Department. He stated that his perversion began by viewing child pornography on the internet. Butcher also stated that he committed these heinous acts for his own sexual gratification. Mr. Butcher will receive rehabilitation therapy while serving his prison sentence.