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Albany man found guilty in child molestation trial

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A 47 year old Albany man is found guilty of sexual crimes against a young teen following a nearly two week long trial in Dougherty County Superior Court.

The jury deliberated about 2 hours Tuesday afternoon before finding 47 year old Kirkland Scott guilty of child molestation, enticing a minor, and statutory rape. Prosecutors say he abused a 14 year old girl, and could face a potential maximum 20 year sentence on each count.

Scott is scheduled to be sentenced April 7th.

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