Related News: Convicted child abuser gets maximum sentence

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A man who subjected a child to inappropriate contact for two years has been sentenced to 10 years for the crime.

“We were very pleased with the sentence,” said Assistant District Attorney Josh Wilson, prosecutor for the trial and the sentencing. “In fact, that was what the we had asked for.”

A jury found Lawrence Lewis Jr. guilty of sexual abuse last month. Pike County Circuit Judge Thomas Head could have sentenced Lewis to as little as a year and a day for the class c felony.

Source: Troy Messenger

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