Jeremy Giefer returns to court to face 12 more charges

Jeremy Giefer, the sex offender pardoned by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, is due back in court today to face 12 more possible charges related to a case in which he sexually assaulted a girl.

The news follows a new revelation in the case, which gets more tawdry with each passing week: Giefer threatened and sexually assaulted the mother of his out-of-wedlock daughter even as he was applying for the pardon as a faithful family man.

We'll be updating this story during the day, so check back.

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