VICTIM WAS ELEVEN Evaluation Ordered For 31-Year-Old Woman Chilld Sex Offender
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Reported: Jan. 26, 2012 3:13 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 26, 2012 3:21 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A 31-year-old Charleston woman convicted of having sex with an eleven-year-old boy will get a sex offender evaluation before being sentenced.
Melissa Sigman was scheduled for sentencing today, but the judge granted her request for the evaluation to determine if she is likely to be a repeat offender.
Last September she plead guilty to one count of first degree sexual abuse in the incident involving a neighborhood youth in October 2010, The evaluation at Lakin prison is expected to take 60 days. She faces a possible five to 25 year prison term.
A favorable evaluation could make her eligible for a lesser sentence or alternative sentence and help the judge determine how much time she will spend on supervised release..
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