Bethel man sentenced in child molestation case

David Durk, 55, of Bethel, Mo.

A Shelby County man has been sentenced after pleading guilty in March to child molestation.

David Durk, 55, of Bethel, Mo., had been charged with child molestation in the first-degree.

On Monday, Shelby County Prosecutor Jordan Force issued a press release regarding the sentencing. Durk was handed a sentence last week of 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Durk was accused of having sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 14.