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Tarentum man pleads guilty in sex-abuse case

| Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001

PITTSBURGH: A Tarentum man pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and other charges stemming from attacks on two children from 1998 to 2000.

David Lee Corbin, 31, of First Avenue, pleaded guilty before Allegheny County Judge Lester Nauhaus to three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, two counts of corrupting minors and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Corbin is accused of attacking a girl and a boy, who were 10 and 8 years old, respectively, last year when the case was investigated.

The children told police the attacks began when they lived in another state and continued when they moved to Tarentum.

The girl told police Corbin forced her to perform various sex acts, and the boy told police Corbin also forced a sexual act.

Both children told investigators that Corbin threatened to hurt them if they told anyone. The boy said Corbin threatened violence and the girl said he threatened to kill her and her mother.

According to court papers, Corbin admitting to forcing both children to perform a certain sexual act.

Corbin is in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting sentencing in November.

One count each of terroristic threats, rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse were withdrawn.

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