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Former Appling Co. deputy sentenced

APPLING CO., GA (WTOC) -

An Appling County Sheriff Office investigator charged with was improper and potentially illegal conduct was sentenced Tuesday afternoon.

Investigator Richard Griffin was terminated from his sheriff's office job on July 29, 2011. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison on second-degree child cruelty charges. He'll serve seven years in prison and three years probation.

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