Man accused of touching boys at Santa Fe pool found guilty

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Eric Knee

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A jury has convicted a man of touching two boys at a Santa Fe city pool.

It happened in 2015 at the Fort Marcy Complex.

The boys, who were 11 and 12 at the time, say 71-year-old Eric Knee walked into their shower stalls in the men’s locker room and assaulted them.

Wednesday, jurors found Knee guilty of two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor.

It was his second trial after the first ended in a mistrial last year.

Knee faces up to 30 years in prison. 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. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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