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Molestor OKs 50-year plea


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A Waxahachie man will serve at least 25 years in jail for child molestation in a plea bargain agreement reached this week with the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office.

David Duran Cornett, 41, was sentenced to a total of 50 years in prison as part of the plea, reached as jury selection was set to begin in his 2012 molestation case this week. According to a release from the prosecutors’ office, Cornett pleaded guilty to nine charges of sexual assault of a child, three charges of prohibited sexual conduct and a charge of compelling prostitution stemming from offenses that occurred between 2009 and 2011 with three different victims.

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