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Man pleads guilty to abuse, relieves child from further trauma of trial

Apr 18, 2013 -- 4:36pm


Wednesday, Daniel Dye of Advance pled guilty to Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree in Stoddard County and was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in the Missouri Department of Corrections.  38-year old Daniel Dye sexually abused a child under 14 years old between 2007 and 2012.  On September 11th 2012, the mother of victim reported her child had been molested by Dye.  He was arrested and charged.  Stoddard County Prosecuting Attorney Russell Oliver says trials place an enormous amount of stress and trauma on the victim, this was an opportunity to save the child victim the trauma of telling her story to 12 strangers but still keeping the offender off the streets for two decades.  

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