A Fort Campbell soldier has been found guilty by a Christian County jury on child sex abuse charges following a two-day trial this week.
After deliberating for several hours tonight, a jury found 28-year old Nery Jose Ruiz of Oak Grove guilty on all charges.
Ruiz was charged with one count of 1st Degree Sodomy of a Victim Under the Age of 12. and 1st Degree Sexual Abuse of a Victim Under the Age of 12.
According to court documents, Ruiz sexually abused a 7-year old female relative on multiple occasions with the jury recommending a 25-year sentence to run concurrently.
Ruiz is scheduled to be formally sentenced on Tuesday, January 7th with Christian County Circuit Court Judge John Atkins presiding over the case.