Court: Man who tracked sex abuse earned 2,546-year term

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TOWANDA | A Penn­syl­va­nia ap­peals court says a child mo­lester who marked a calendar each time he mo­lested a vic­tim for 20 years de­serves the 1,031- to 2,546-year prison term he re­ceived.

Pennlive.com re­ported that a Su­pe­rior Court panel up­held Wed­nes­day the sen­tence a Brad­ford County judge im­posed on Don­ald Bur­rell, 59.

Bur­rell was con­victed of more than 200 sex crimes in 2015 stem­ming from his abuse of the vic­tim start­ing when she was 7.

He also had her sign “agree­ments” al­low­ing him to touch her sex­u­ally.

Bur­rell ap­pealed, claim­ing he has de­men­tia and was not com­pe­tent to stand trial. But the ap­peals court agreed with the judge, who found Bur­rell was fak­ing the ill­ness.

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