Man Gets 20 Years In Child Abuse Case

Charleston Child Accident lawyers urge the public to be aware of how a particularly vicious case of child abuse was brought to justice. A 20-year old Dorchester County man recieved an 20 years in prison for his brutal attack on two young children. The man was found guilty of stomping on the genital areas of two children, ages 5 and 6.

The man was arrested on May 13,2008 by Dorchester County Law Enforcement. The children’s grandmother had made the police aware of what had happened. The man pleaded guilty to pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and one count of infliction of great bodily injury upon a child. In addition to his time in prison, he will be placed on the Child abuse registry and forced to register as a sex offender.

In speaking after the trial, First Circuit Assistant Solicitor Jean Popowski thanked the law enforcement officers and “the brave young victims who had the courage and willingness to testify against their abuser.” Charleston area Child Abuse attorneys commend the work of both Law Enforcement professionals in bringing this case to conclusion.

Source: The Post and Courier, “Man gets 20 years in child abuse case”, August 5th, 2009

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