Man strikes plea deal, gets 7 years in child-sex assault case

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By Kayla Vaughn

A Lancaster man who faced up to life in prison on charges of sexually abusing two young children has pleaded guilty to lesser offenses and received a seven-year sentence.
Laurkeia “Magoo” Montgomery, also known as Laurkeda, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of first-degree assault and battery after admitting to inappropriately touching the two children, said Robert Kittle of the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, which prosecuted the case.
Montgomery was sentenced to seven years in state prison on each count, to be served concurrently.

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