Wimsett pleads guilty to Green County charge

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Final sentencing postponed


Joseph Edward Wimsett, 31, of Mount Sherman pleaded guilty June 9 to first-degree sexual abuse in Green Circuit Court.

The Greensburg Record-Herald reported Wimsett pleaded guilty to one count in exchange for 19 other counts to be dismissed. The victim was 12 years old and the incidents took place in 2007 and 2008. The Commonwealth Attorney’s office recommended a sentence of five years, probated for five years to run concurrently with charges in LaRue County. Sentencing is Aug. 4.

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