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USC student arrested in molestation case

February 26, 2009 |  8:53 am

Authorities have arrested a USC student suspected of sexually molesting his 11-year-old violin student over a three-year period, and investigators are talking to three other potential victims, police said.

Daniel Hansol Oh, 26, of Fullerton was arrested at the USC campus during a music class Wednesday morning, said Fullerton Police Sgt. Mike MacDonald.

He is being held at the Fullerton City Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail, he said.

Investigators were notified of the alleged molestations after the girl, now 15, told her pastor, who urged her to alert authorities, MacDonald said.

Authorities said Oh sexually molested the girl during their weekly violin lessons from December 2003 through 2006.

The girl's parents were home during the lessons, but the room in which she practiced was kept closed, MacDonald said.

He said police have contacted three other potential victims and said there may be others because Oh had other music students.

Anyone with information about the suspect and other possible victims is asked to call Det. Kathryn Crum at (714) 738-5327.

-- Ruben Vives

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