Luzerne County man pleads guilty to having sex with teen

Christopher Cornell entered a guilty plea to statutory sexual assault (Photo: The Times Leader).

Christopher Cornell, of Laurel Run, pleaded guilty on Thursday to statutory sexual assault.

Police say Cornell had sex with a 15-year-old girl several times when he was 20 years old.

He was arrested in September after a two-month-long investigation.

Cornell's sentencing date is scheduled for February 26th.

He'll also be sentenced on unrelated counts of burglary and theft from incidents in 2015.

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