Child rape trial for former Knox County deputy continues

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Testimony continued Wednesday in the trial for a former Knox County deputy charged with child rape.

Dennis Mills was arrested in 2014. At the time, he was a lieutenant with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim told her mother Mills had been forcing her to have sex with him for more than a year. She continued her testimony on the stand Wednesday, with the state presenting their evidence.

Jury selection in the case began Monday.

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