Steven Feliciano, 56, of Manchester was found guilty of all charges and remanded to jail without bail. Messenger Post Media has been inside the courtroom following this trial. We will have the full story later today.

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GUILTY: Steven Feliciano, 56, of Manchester was found guilty of all charges and remanded to jail without bail. Messenger Post Media has been inside the courtroom following this trial. We will have the full story later today.

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CANANDAIGUA — The jury is now deliberating in the predatory sexual assault trial of a Manchester man who stands accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor (at the time) who is a family member, over the span of six years.

Both the prosecution and defense counsel made valiant arguments to support their cases, as the victim sat in the audience, showing continued courage.

“The more things change the more things stay the same,” said Marcea Tetamore, Feliciano’s defense attorney. “Only question is- do you believe her?”

During the trial, the woman, now in her early 20s, told the courtroom of how the situation went quickly from touching to sex.

“These were the cards I was dealt,” testified the victim “and I was thinking this was my life.”

“During summation by prosecution by First Assistant District Attorney Jason MacBride, he surmised that the victim whom was 12-years-old at the time is credible and believable.

“Was she lying to things she testified to?” said MacBride. “These things don’t happen for other people to see.”

MacBride told the jury that the woman, who is now in college and on the Deans List, has no motive for lying.

Messenger Post Media is in the courtroom and will continue to follow this developing trial.