Appeals Court Affirms Conviction of Mexico Man

The Easter District Court of Appeals has upheld a 90 year sentence for a Mexico man accused of multiple sex crimes against a child.

Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney Jacob Shellabarger announced today 37 year old Dayton Durham’s conviction for statutory rape, statutory sodomy, enticement of a child, endangering the welfare of a child and child molestation was confirmed.

Durham was given the maximum sentence on each all of the counts.

The victim was less than 7 years old at the time. The crimes took place between 2011 and 2012.

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