Bonnett sentenced to effective life in prison for sexual abuse of a child

WESTON — On March 31, 2021, Jimmy Ray Bonnett, Jr., was sentenced by Judge Reger in the Circuit Court of Lewis County, to an indeterminate sentence of not less than 85 years, nor more than 285 years.

He was convicted on October 27, 2020, by a jury of his peers to 3 counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, 6 counts of Sexual Assault in the First Degree, and 9 counts of Sexual Abuse by a Parent, Guardian, Custodian or Person in a Position of Trust in Relation to a Child under his care, custody or control.


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