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Ex-Alaska teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen


April 25, 2019

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A former high school teacher and pastor in southeast Alaska will be going to prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl at a school, a church and his home.

Douglas Edwards, 60, was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison with 12 years suspended after pleading guilty in February to one count of sexual abuse of a minor, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.

The former Ketchikan High School teacher placed his hand inside the victim’s “shirt, underneath her bra, and rubbed or touched her bare breast” multiple times between August and November 2017, Edwards sai...

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