Air Force Academy cadet court martialed on accusations of sex assault


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COLORADO SPRINGS — A court martial is underway this week at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Cadet Justin Zimmerman has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse on a child, five counts of sexual assault, and one county of providing alcohol to a minor.

Zimmerman’s trial began Monday and continues this week.

At this point, trial counsel has not elected to release Zimmerman’s class photograph.

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