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La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - A hearing begins Monday for a former Holmen man to determine whether he should be committed for treatment for sexually violent behavior.

Chad Schroeder was sentenced in 1991 to 16 years in prison for the sexual assault of 5 girls younger than 16.

He was set for release in December 2010.

Just before that release, the state filed a case against Schroeder to declare him sexually violent and committed for treatment.

Schroeder was released from prison, but has been detained at a state Department of Health Services facility since his release in 2010.

"When a person has been convicted of a sexually violent offense comes up to his or her release date, the state may petition to find that person a sexually violent person. In this case, probable cause was found that we could go forward," said Assistant Attorney General Rebecca Weise.

A decision on where Schroeder will end up is expected at the end of the week.

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