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Tucson man convicted of aggravated sexual abuse of child in 1998; Was victim's baseball coach

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TUCSON, Arizona — A Tucson man has been convicted of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Christopher James Preston was found guilty by a U.S. District Court jury Tuesday.

Preston is being held after trial. His sentencing is set for Oct. 26 and he could be facing life in prison.

Prosecutors say Preston sexually abused a minor on the Tohono O'odham reservation in the summer of 1998.

At the time, Preston was the victim's Little League baseball coach.

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