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Cook County Attorney's Trial Date set for July

Updated: 04/17/2014 10:53 PM
Created: 04/17/2014 10:51 PM WDIO.com

The date for a trial in the criminal sexual conduct case against the Cook County attorney has been set, according to online court records.

The five-day trial for Tim Scannell will begin on July 21, with a pretrial hearing on July 7. 

A ruling denied a defense motion to dismiss the indictment of two counts last week. 

Scannell is accused of sexually touching a 17-year-old girl, whom he had known since her childhood.  

He has been on medical leave from his job since October of 2013.

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