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LETTER: Criminal deserved harsher sentence

Published 01/07/2012, Sioux Falls

When 81-year-old Dewayne Houser got sentenced for sexual contact with a child, why was the law not followed in sentencing? He said the 10-year-old was “asking for it.” Is he too immature at 81 to realize that he is an adult and the victim is a child? He is beyond rehabilitation if he still thinks that at his age.

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