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Delaware Airmen Plead Not Guilty to Child Sexual Abuse

Both men are charged with sex abuse of a minor. Dalian Washington also is charged with sex trafficking of a child.

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    Prosecutors have charged two Dover airmen with sexually abusing a teenage girl. One of the men allegedly paid for the girl, and the two men are accused of having sexual relations with her for months. Dalian Washington and Akeem Beazer waived their rights to preliminary hearings.

    (Published Friday, April 14, 2017)

    Two airmen stationed at Dover Air Force Base have pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a teenage runaway they allegedly harbored on base.

    Twenty-five-year-old Dalian Washington of Philadelphia and 21-year-old Akeem Beazer of Pompano Beach, Florida, entered the pleas and waived reading of an indictment at their arraignments Thursday.

    Both men are charged with sex abuse of a minor. Washington also is charged with sex trafficking of a child.

    Court records indicate that the investigation began after the girl told a social worker in March that she had stayed on the base and had sex with service members.

    The girl was later interviewed by an Air Force investigator and a police detective who knew her as a child with a troubled home life who often lived on the street.