Oliver Sanders III is being held in the Clark County Jail on a $50,000 bond for charges involving child porn.

Trial against Springfield man accused of child sex misconduct starts today

A jury trial against a Springfield man charged with more than 60 felonies in connection to child sex misconduct is set to begin today.

Oliver Sanders III, 25, is charged with numerous crimes including rape, gross sexual imposition and illegal use of minor in nudity, according to court records. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Springfield man charged with 61 new counts related to child sex abuse

The jury trial could be the end of a legal road that saw Sanders first charged in Clark County Common Pleas Court with showing underage girls pornography but evolved into prosecutors accusing the man of rape.

The Springfield News-Sun will be in the courtroom this morning and will update this story as developments occur.

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