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Big Island man convicted of child sex assault

Derek Cavillis Derek Cavillis

A jury has found a Big Island man guilty of 10 counts of child sex assault.

Derek Cavillis, 39, was convicted of sexually assaulting two children between the ages of 5 and 8. The children testified that they did not go to police for several years because of threats from Cavillis.

Cavillis faces 140 years in prison when he is sentenced in September.

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