Man, 69, convicted of sexually abusing 2 girls

By News4Jax.com Staff, webteam@wjxt.com
Published On: May 16 2014 05:20:24 PM EDT
Updated On: May 16 2014 05:21:39 PM EDT
Edwin Schonfeld

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Edwin Schonfeld

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A jury found a 69-year-old man guilty as charged in the sexual abuse of two young girls.

Edwin Schonfeld was convicted on two counts of sexual battery and two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation.

The two girls were abused repeatedly over a four-year period. The abuse started when the victims were 5 years old.

Schonfeld faces life in prison. He will be sentenced the week of June 16.

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