Eldon man receives 15-year sentence for child sexual abuse

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A Miller County man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of first-degree statutory sodomy on Wednesday and was sentenced to a fifteen-year prison sentence.

According to a press release from the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney, Justin Bukowsky, 31, of Eldon admitted that he “knowingly had deviate sexual intercourse” with a child less than fourteen years old.

Judge Kenneth Hayden sentenced Bukowsky to serve fifteen years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

According to court documents, Bukowsky was arrested in October 2018 after admitting to a police officer he had sexually abused a  seven-year-old girl while intoxicated. The incidents took place in May, according to the document.