Texas man sentenced to 144 years in prison for child sex crimes

VERNON, Texas (KETK) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 144 years in prison for sex crimes against children.

According to KFDX, Jimmie Kyle Anderson, of Vernon, was convicted of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and three counts of indecency with a child. 

Evidence presented during the trial revealed three children made an outcry of sexual abuse in May 2017. The children told Anderson's wife he would sexually abuse them while she was not home.

Anderson's wife notified police of the abuse and took the children to a Wichita Falls foster agency.

In May, Anderson's wife made a call to Anderson that was recorded by the Texas Rangers. During that call, Anderson admitted to the acts with all three children.

During the trial, Wichita Falls District Attorney Staley Heatly elicited testimony from three other girls who have been fostered by Anderson, Each of the girls testified that they were also sexually abused by Anderson in 2014.

Anderson was sentenced to 99 years for aggravated sexual assault and 15 years for each of the three counts of indecency with a child. 

District Judge Dan Mike Bird stacked the three 15 years sentenced on top of the 99-year sentence.

Anderson will not be eligible for parole until he's served his full 99-year stint.

 

Article from EastTexasMatters.com


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