Casey man found guilty of sexual abuse charges

A Casey County man has been found guilty of two counts of sexual abuse charges.

According to testimony at trial, 71-year-old Dennis Keith Sims sexually abused two (2) children between December 2020 and January 2021 in Liberty. The children were ages 7 and 9 at the time of the abuse. The case was investigated by Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Begley.

The jury convicted Sims and recommended that he serve the maximum sentence – ten years – for each count.

He will appear for final sentencing in February.

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