- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) - A 60-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a girl under the age of 17 in Jasper County.

The Joplin Globe (https://bit.ly/1Dpu0MR ) reports George L. Doubledee was sentenced Tuesday. Doubledee had entered an Alford plea to a reduced count of second-degree statutory sodomy.

The victim said in court that Doubledee sexually abused her over several years starting when she was in kindergarten.


Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, https://www.joplinglobe.com

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