Madison, Wis. – – Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday, February 8th, that a serial sex offender was convicted of sexual assault after testing the sexual assault kit of a victim under the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) had been.
La Crosse, 37-year-old Hank Elmore pleaded guilty to third degree sexual assault on Thursday February 4th.
A press release indicated that Jackson County was sexually assaulted in 2010. A nurse examination was carried out after the assault. The sexual assault kit was tested in 2018 as part of the Wisconsin SAKI project, and the DNA in the kit matched Elmore. Elmore has been convicted of sexual assault since 2003 and 2014.
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The judge suspended the defendant for four years and imposed the maximum sentence: ten years in prison, consisting of five years of initial imprisonment and five years of extended custody.
If Elmore’s parole is revoked, the sentence goes into effect.
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