Flood Warning: When rivers will crest and how high the water will get

Iowa man pleads guilty in Muscatine sexual abuse case

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
William Hartley photo from the Marshall County Jail

William Hartley photo from the Marshall County Jail

A 40-year-old Marshalltown man pleaded guilty to sexual abuse that happened when he lived in Muscatine.

William Hartley was initially charged with ten counts of third-degree sexual abuse according to a complaint filed in April 2013.  According to court records, the incidents happened in 2009 and 2010.

Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren said Hartley’s victim was a 12-year-old girl.

Hartley pleaded guilty in Muscatine County Court Friday, November 8, 2013 to two counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Hartley was scheduled to be sentenced December 20 at 9 a.m.