James John Esperson, who was convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl last month, will now face trial for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman.
Guam – Former Police Reservist and convicted child rapist James John Esperon was back in court today this time for a different rape victim.
Esperon last month was convicted of raping a 12 year old girl back in 2011. Today, Assistant Attorney General Matthew Heibel gave Judge Michael Bordallo an update on another victim for an upcoming trial.
Initially, the two victims’ cases were filed together, but was eventually separated.
The second victim, according to an amended superseding indictment, was 21 years old at the time Esperon allegedly raped her. The alleged crime also happened sometime in 2011, on three separate occasions.
Esperon is facing three counts third degree criminal sexual conduct for the second victim.
Heibel says he is communicating with the now 24-year-old victim to determine when is the soonest she’ll be able to fly back to Guam to testify against Esperon.
The parties are due back in court on August 13 at 10 am.