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New sex assault charges brought against former Chaplain

QUINCY, IL (WGEM) — New charges of sexual abuse have been brought against a man who served as a chaplain at a Quincy nursing home.

Quincy Police have reported that while conducting an investigation into James Riley, 58, of Quincy, they were made aware of other alleged inappropriate sexual contact with female victims under the age of 18 and 13.

State’s Attorney Gary Farha told WGEM News that the two new allegations happened in 2012.

Police stated that after conducting that investigation a warrant was issued for Riley for the offense of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Criminal Sexual Assault.

Riley was arrested at his home on Monday and lodged in the Adams County Jail pending a court appearance.

Riley’s bond was set at $500,000 on the warrant.

In June, Riley was charged with Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a person over 60.

Riley previously served as a Chaplain at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy.

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