Cedar Rapids Man Sentenced To Prison For Sexually Abusing Two Minors

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- A Cedar Rapids man will spend ten years in prison for sexually abusing two minors.

According to police, 29-year-old Markus Clyde Ruiz was sentenced on Tuesday by Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Lars Anderson.

The criminal complaint says Ruiz sexually abused a 13-year-old girl over the course of a month in March of 2021 as well as another minor younger than 12-years-old in March and April of 2022.

Markus' brother, 28-year-old Bryan Ruiz, recently pleaded guilty to sexually abusing the same child under the age of 12.

His sentencing date will be in December.

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