Cleveland firefighter found not guilty of sexually abusing his 12-year-old stepdaughter

Cleveland firefighter found not guilty of sexually abusing his 12-year-old stepdaughter

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Cleveland firefighter accused of sexually abusing his 12-year-old stepdaughter has been found not guilty.

Shawn Skelly had a bench trial in front of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Michael Shaughnessy.

Skelly's trial began May 18 and May 24 he was found not guilty on all counts; including, gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Skelly was arrested in December 2016.

He has been a Cleveland firefighter since July 2015.

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