La Crosse doctor facing sexual assault charges enters not guilty plea

Joseph Poterucha is free on bond.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — A La Crosse pediatrician charged with child sexual assault has pleads not guilty.

Dr. Joseph Poterucha, who is free on bond on the charges, appeared for the virtual hearing Wednesday.

Poterucha will return to court in April.

If convicted of all three charges, he faces more than 100 years behind bars.

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