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Shelton Lawyer Arrested, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor

Shelton Lawyer Arrested, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor

A lawyer who police say used his status as an attorney to coerce a boy into having sex with him has been arrested, police said.

Peter Kruzynski, 49, was charged Tuesday with first-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, and with two counts of risk of injury/impairing the morals of a minor.

He was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Superior Court in Derby, a court clerk said.

According to police, the investigation stemmed from a complaint that a boy had been sexually assaulted when he was 12 years old. The victim said Kruzynski took nude photographs of him and sexually assaulted him.

He coerced him for years to continue having sex with him by...

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