Registered Sex Offender Now faces New Felony Charge For Sexually Assaulting Child

COLUMBUS- A registered sex offender is now facing a new felony charge for sexually assaulting a child in Platte County.

Court documents say 53 year old William McGuire is facing a class 1C felony charge for 2nd degree sexual assault of a child after having sexual contact with a child under fourteen years of age. McGuire is currently registered on the sex offender list for a lifetime after being convicted on attempted 1st degree sexual assault in Kearney in 1987 and aggravated sexual assault of a child in Texas in 1998.

McGuire is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.