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Somerset County man pleads guilty to endangering the welfare of a child

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Somerset County man has entered a guilty plea to endangering the welfare of a child, sexual conduct, according Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.

Steven B. Mell, 53, of Far Hills, NJ, pled guilty on Monday to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, sexual conduct, Williams said.

Mell was arrested in June of 2018 after an investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit discovered he had allegedly engaged in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of sixteen in Readington and Bedminster Townships.

Mell was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury on August 16, 2018. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 12, 2019.

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