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      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.