Southern Illinois Child Predator Enters Guilty Plea

Published 05/19 2014 09:21PM

Updated 05/19 2014 09:24PM

Louis Banks (White County Sheriff's Department)
Louis Banks (White County Sheriff's Department)
A child predator is off the streets heading to prison for a long time.

50-year-old Louis Banks of Carmi, Illinois pled guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. It's part of a plea agreement that locks him up for 40 years.

His crime is considered a Class X felony, the most severe type of crime outside first-degree murder.

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