A Loganville man has been convicted of sexually abusing two young girls, the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said.
Thony Beaubrun, 56, was convicted Friday of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. Guilty verdicts on all charges were returned by a jury after a week-long trial. Beaubrun was sentenced to life, with 30 years to serve in prison.
In October 2017, an 8-year-old girl told her mother Beaubrun had molested her during the time her mother worked for Beaubrun, the DA’s office said. The girl’s mother reported this to police.
When a detective was working to bring Beaubrun in for an interview that December, he learned a colleague was also investigating Beaubrun for child molestation, according to the DA’s office. A 10-year-old girl had told her parents, who were friends with Beaubrun, that Beaubrun had molested her when she stayed overnight at his house.
Beaubrun’s defense attorney argued at trial that the accusations were made up to “destroy” Beaubrun. Multiple family members of both victims testified they had no reason to try and harm Beaubrun before the children said they were abused.
The jury deliberated for two hours before delivering a guilty verdict.
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