Ever Benites

ITHACA, N.Y. — A man was charged Friday with sexually abusing a young girl over the course of five years.


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Ever Benites, 35, was charged with felonies for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree criminal sex act, and first degree sexual conduct against a child.

Ever Benites

Court records show that Benites began sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl and continued the abuse until she was 11 years old. Benites allegedly orally confessed to the sexual acts on June 30, according to court records.

He’s being held at the Tompkins County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. His next court appearance is July 15.

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