Mercer County man sentenced in sex abuse case

Local - 6/19/2013 12:00 AM by Courtney Rosemond

BLUEFILED - A Mercer County man is sentenced for sexually abusing a child.

 53-year-old Wilbur Lee Hess of Matoaka was sentenced today to 25 years in prison on sexual assault charges and 1 to 5 years on sexual abuse charges.

Hess is not eligible for parole for 10 years and may be released after all conditions are met including credit for time served within twelve and a half years. He plead guilty to the charges in April.


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