Jury convicts Fairbanks man of sexually abusing a minor

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) The jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case against Fredrick Baker.

Fredrick Baker at court after the jury returned a guilty verdict against him. (John Dougherty/KTVF)

Baker, age 50, was found guilty of one count of sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree.

Jurors listened to closing arguments Wednesday morning and returned a verdict at 1:15 p.m. after deliberating for about 3 hours.

Baker was convicted of abusing the victim while she was spending the night at his house.

According to the prosecutor's opening, the victim woke up in the middle of the night and found Baker assaulting her. The next morning she found a condom in her underwear.

Baker will be sentenced at a later date.

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