Man found guilty of 10 charges in child molestation case

Richard Gill (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Richard Gill (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette man has been found guilty of eight counts of child molesting and two counts of sexual misconduct.

Richard Gill, 41, faced 12 charges total for molesting a young girl over the course of four years. The jury deliberated for more than three hours before coming up with a verdict.

Gill could be sentenced to 20 to 170 years behind bars. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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