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Man caught in Aurora hotel room with 16-year-old girl pleads guilty

David E. Kohl

David E. Kohl

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Updated: July 25, 2012 2:26PM



JOLIET - A Wheeling man caught in an Aurora hotel room with a 16-year-old girl last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, Sun-Times Media is reporting.

David Kohl, 38, of Wheeling has no plea deal with prosecutors, and Will County Judge Amy Bertani-Tomczak set an Oct. 10 hearing for sentencing.

Naperville police said they thought Kohl had had a relationship with his victim since December 2010. The two met “somewhere in Chicago,” a spokesman said, during a chance encounter on the street.

The girl’s mother called police June 27, 2011, when she couldn’t find her daughter, police said. Officers tracked her down at a hotel near I-88 and Farnsworth Avenue in Aurora. They said they found her in a room there with Kohl.



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