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Marshall Co. man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges

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Richard Darnell Poe (Source: Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Dept.) Richard Darnell Poe (Source: Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Marshall County man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a child under the age of 12.

41-year-old Richard Darnell Poe was charged with rape but pleaded guilty to sexual abuse charges Monday. A judge sentenced him to 15 years in prison.

Prosecutors said Poe had inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old girl at a home in Guntersville in January 2011.

Investigators said the abuse happened numerous times.

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