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7 ½ year sentence for Ohio priest convicted of taking 10-year-old boy to W.Va. for sex
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 1:09 PM EST
An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison.
Prosecutors say the priest from suburban Cincinnati took the boy to Spencer, W.Va., in 1991 and raped him while visiting a church there.
Poandl continued to deny those allegations even as a federal judge sentenced him Wednesday.
The now 32-year-old accuser didn't tell West Virginia law enforcement officials until 2009 that he'd been abused.
The Associated Press generally doesn't identify people who say they were sexually abused.