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COLUMBIA CITYâ€” A man who had sex with a 14-year-old girl received a five-year prison sentence Monday.
Bradley Kincaid, 21, will serve three of his five years in the Indiana Department of Corrections (DOC) and have the remaining two suspended.
Kincaidâ€™s attorney, Whitley County Public Defender Brad Voelz, said his client should receive a short sentence because of his admission of guilt early and remorse over his crime.
â€śHeâ€™s maintained consistent employment, and has no relevant criminal history,â€ť Voelz said.
Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler said Kincaidâ€™s remorse did not eliminate the need for a penalty.
â€śWhat Mr. Kincaid did in this case was obviously wrong and obviously criminal,â€ť he said.
The prosecutor took exception with some of Kincaidâ€™s testimony in the pre-sentence report.
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