Man convicted of child molestation in just 17 minutes

CHATSWORTH, Georgia (WDEF) – A Murray County jury took just 17 minutes ton convict Thomas Rick Barker of child molestation.

They heard from ten witnesses, including three victims during the trial this week.

Barker was only charged with molesting one of the victims while the others testified to show a pattern.

Barker has been in custody now for a year and a half and will remain behind bars until sentencing in August.

He faces up to 20 years in prison.

 

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