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Guilty Plea, Prison Sentence For Child Corruption


WILKES-BARRE — A man initially charged with child rape pleaded guilty Monday to corruption of minors.

Court papers show a boy told investigators that Joseph Turkos of Dupont sexually assaulted him from 2008 to 2010.

After the guilty plea, a judge sentenced Turkos to between two and a half and six years in state prison.


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