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Tipton takes plea on charge of abusing child

by TSchmitt
Tue, Sep 27th 2011 08:43 am

The Lewiston man who was charged with sexually abusing, then slashing the throat of his girlfriend's 10-year-old daughter pleaded guilty on Monday morning in Niagara County Court.

Kim Tipton faces as much as 25 years in prison after pleading to one count of a predatory sex act against a child.

The Deputy D.A., Holly Sloma, said the county will be asking for the maximum when Tipton's sentenced in November.

Tipton faced 15 charges after the incident back in May.


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