Men sentenced in Howard County for sex crimes

4 years 4 months 5 days ago Wednesday, October 21 2015 Oct 21, 2015 Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4:31:00 PM CDT October 21, 2015 in News
By: Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

HOWARD COUNTY - Three men who pleaded guilty to sex crimes against minors were sentenced Wednesday, according to both the Howard County Sheriff's Department and the Howard County Prosecuting Attorney. 

42-year-old Darrell E. Hamilton (pictured left) was sentenced to ten years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree child molestation and one count of possession of child pornography. 

26-year-old William A. Abernathy (pictured right) was sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree statutory rape. Prosecutors said he admitted to having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 17.

35-year-old Dennis Jeremy McMahan (not pictured) was sentenced to seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree statutory rape. Prosecutors said he also admitted to having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 17.

 

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